Archive for March 27th, 2015

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/27/15

Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (year-on-year...

Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (year-on-year growth in real GDP) and Unemployment Rate (simple monthly average) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As sure as the Spring will follow the Winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.”   —   Bo Bennett

(But, conversely, the opposite is also true.  Growth can only be sustained for so long.  So many things in life are cyclical.  Be well and do good, friends.  Happy Birthday to my bouncing “baby” boy!  He just turned 28.  The prime of his life!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 03/27/15

English: Kinderdijk windmills, Netherlands. Fr...

English: Kinderdijk windmills, Netherlands. Français : Moulins à vents de Kinderdijk (Hollande). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Tilting toward windmills.

SIRVU  =  VIRUS,  NAXEN  =  ANNEX,  TACLET  =  CATTLE,  HAVSLI  =  LAVISH   —   Giving us:  VRUANETTLLAI

Clue/Question:  The new wind farm was producing this type of energy.

English: At 60 metres up from the ground the c...

English: At 60 metres up from the ground the crane lifts the huge 12 ton gearbox and disk brake assembly in to position. The engineer stood in the nacelle is in contact by radio with the crane operator below (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:   ALLTURNATIVE

Newly constructed windmills D4 (nearest) to D1...

Newly constructed windmills D4 (nearest) to D1 on the Thornton Bank, 28 km off shore, on the Belgian part of the North Sea. The windmills are 157 m (+TAW) high, 184 m above the sea bottom. Vane length : 61.5 m Rotor diameter: 126 m Rotor area: 12.469 m 2 Blades: manufactured by (see here) Turbines: 5 MW manufactured by . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(A great forward thinking pun!  I just read about a new kind of wind turbine that is safer for birds.  A real win-win.  There were no new clue words today, but all of the jumbles seem to be new.  Friendly letter groupings in the clue words!  Makes it a little easier for yer ol’ uncle.  The answer letter layout is fan-tastic!  I thought it was very nicely cryptic.  Love the cartoon.  Very environmentally conscious.  Renewables are the way to go!  Be well . . . be green, and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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