(Tough) Jumble Spoiler – 02/21/15

English: Charlie Sheen in March 2009.

English: Charlie Sheen in March 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:   Two and a Half Men series finale outtake.


Clue/Question:  The zombie jingle writer was – – –

English: Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer at a cer...

English: Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer at a ceremony for Cryer to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


(Charlie Harper lives!  Sorta.  This answer took me a little while to get!  A testament to the superior answer letter layout!  It really was laid out brilliantly.  No new clue words today, but three of the jumbles came up as new, for me.  I could only confirm that we’ve seen “sugie”  before.  The cartoon is the big treat though.  I didn’t catch it initially.  I thought:  Okay, just another zombie gag.  But, then I noticed the bowling shirt and the gold records on the wall.  And the ocean view from his window.  Then I realized that this once handsome zombie was Charlie Sheen‘s incorrigible frat-boy, song-smith character, Charlie Harper!  I’m a fan of Ashton Kutcher’s too, but the show really was much better when it was the original cast.  Jon Cryer’s character really devolved into someone with no redeeming qualities, and the whole premise just got more and more ridiculous as time wore on.  I was surprised that they were able to get 4 more season after Sheen left.  But, the season finale was very funny.  They did a great job of wrapping things up.  Kinda wish Charlie had made some kind of comeback.  But, it wasn’t to be.  Oh, well.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

12 Responses to “(Tough) Jumble Spoiler – 02/21/15”

  1. 1 Peter Nathan February 21, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    vincoe also scrambles to “conive” making the answer an impossibility. Each scramble word should be unique

  2. 2 russ February 21, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Novice can also be conive. Messed me all up…. 😦

  3. 3 unclerave February 21, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    Russ and Peter,

    I think you guys are thinking of connive. I don’t think that “conive” is an actual, officially accepted word. If you’re seeing it online, make sure you can find a listing under Merriam Webster’s or O.E.D. A lot of the online dictionaries are for acronyms and slang. I’m reasonably sure that “novice” is the lone spelling using the letters “vincoe”. — YUR

  4. 4 LindaLee February 21, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    Oh My Goodness!!! What a super puzzler!!! I was totally clueless, then found composing!

    I checked CONIVE on my Franklin Spelling Ace….what came up was CONNIVE. FYI

    Yea guyz!!! LL

  5. 5 russ February 22, 2015 at 6:45 am

    YUR, right you are! Apologies. 🙂
    Good puzzle!

  6. 6 russ February 22, 2015 at 6:54 am

    Perhaps there was an element of conniving to trap the wayward!

  7. 7 David L. Hoyt February 22, 2015 at 9:20 am

    I also show that CONNIVE is spelled with two N’s so that NOVICE is a good Jumble word. I could see how easy it is to think it was spelled CONIVE. I actually think that CONIVE looks more correct than CONNIVE to me but I double checked this to be on the safe side. Thanks!

  8. 8 LindaLee February 22, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    Russ — That’s funny!

  9. 9 colltales March 1, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    Thanks for reblogging Marvelous City, from Colltales.

  10. 10 unclerave March 1, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    This is not a large blog, but I think it’s important to give our friends the proper exposure! — YUR

  11. 11 Anonymous February 21, 2016 at 8:35 am

    I was looking for your2/21/16 puzzle were can I see it????

  12. 12 unclerave February 21, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    Coming right up! — YUR

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