Archive for May 16th, 2015

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/16/15

John James Audubon.

John James Audubon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.”   —   J. J. Audubon

Plate 41 of Birds of America by John James Aud...

Plate 41 of Birds of America by John James Audubon depicting Ruffed Grouse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(This wisdom is over 165 years old, but far too many treat it as though it’s tree-hugger hippie talk.  If we continue on our selfish, short-sighted path then we are going to leave our children with an insurmountable debt.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 05/16/15

Richard Bloomfield British Tennis Player

Richard Bloomfield British Tennis Player (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  ’70s style tennis player.

TAWEH  =  WHEAT,  VEKOE  =  EVOKE,  TERRGE  =  REGRET,  TONYOC  =  TYCOON   —   Giving us:  WHERTTON

Clue/Question:  The more tournaments the tennis player won, the more he was able to enjoy his – – –

English: Picture of bulgarian tennis player Al...

English: Picture of bulgarian tennis player Alexandrina Naydenova (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  NET WORTH

(Not bad.  No new clue words, but all of the jumbles came up as new.  The answer letter layout was pretty nifty.  Initially, I thought the first answer word was going to be TWO, but then I noticed all of Jeff’s bonus clues . . . the photos hanging on the yacht wall, and then it hit me.  The cartoon is great.  The yacht, the glamorous tennis player, and his “date”, the aforementioned photos, a little tennis trophy, and the classic sinking sailboat on the horizon.  Good stuff.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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