Archive for May 9th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 05/09/15

English: Tom Hanks at a ceremony for George Ha...

English: Tom Hanks at a ceremony for George Harrison to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Early deja view.

HETEM  =  THEME,  NIRDG  =  GRIND,  AAABNC  =  CABANA,  DIRSUA  =  RADIUS   —   Giving us:  TEEGIAANIS

Clue/Question:  When instant replay was first used on TV in 1963, everyone wanted to – – –

Actor Colin Hanks at Chivas Regal Presents a N...

Actor Colin Hanks at Chivas Regal Presents a Night on the Town with “Mad Men” – El Rey Theater, Los Angeles – Oct. 21, 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  SEE IT AGAIN

(Great Jumble!  No new clue words today, but most of the jumbles came up as new.  Only the one for “theme” has definitely been used before.  The answer letter layout was only so-so, for me.  But I really liked the flashback cartoon, with the console television, possibly a bottle of Schlitz, and pre-aluminum tin cans with two can opener openings.  One to drink/pour from and the other for ventilation.  And, the guys – from top to bottom – look like:  my Dad, Tom Hanks and Colin HanksHow’d Jeff know what my Dad looked like???  Lots of fun!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/09/15

English: Vermont Pop Map

English: Vermont Pop Map (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs . . . since the payment is pure love.”   —   Mildred B. Vermont

(This person must still be alive, and really value her/their privacy, because there is nothing coming up in my Google searches.  Perhaps it’s a pen name?  There is a variation of the quote that has: “in my field” instead of the “. . .”s, but I’m also not seeing any other quotes.  I don’t know, moms.  Does *her* assessment hold water, or is it just pie in the sky idealism???  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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