Archive for February 24th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 02/24/15

Arm wrestling: The contestant on the right is ...

Arm wrestling: The contestant on the right is in an injury-prone or “break arm” position. His shoulder must be in line with or behind the arm, as seen with the contestant on the left. This is cause for a referee to stop the match. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:   A contentious scene from Over the Top.

GROOF  =  FORGO,  TOBDU  =  DOUBT,  YEGHIT  =  EIGHTY,  NITCAP  =  CATNIP   —   Giving us:  FOGDOUEHTATN

Clue/Question:  The arm wrestling match was about to – – –

Svenska: Armbrytning i världsklass, Dubai 2006...

Svenska: Armbrytning i världsklass, Dubai 2006 – Taras Ivakin VS Devon Larratt (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GET OUT OF HAND

(Not as tough as yesterday, but not exactly a gimme either.  I think a lot of it had to do with another great answer letter layout.  There was nothing obvious about it.  There were no new clue words, but all of the jumbles came up new for me.  Some nice letter groupings again.  In the cartoon, probably all the dialog, and finger pointing, were the big clues to the answer.  A nice little pun today.  Does anyone remember the movie?  It was back when Sly was cranking out two, three movies a year.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/24/15

English: Photograph taken during the 1980 Hawa...

English: Photograph taken during the 1980 Hawaii Retreat. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

with Warren Buffett

with Warren Buffett (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There is great freedom in simplicity of living.  It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.”   —   Peace Pilgrim

(I guess the 1 % must have a really broad definition of “enough” then.  At least guys like Warren Buffett seem to get it.  Despite his net worth, he lives relatively simply.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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