Archive for June 29th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 06/29/15

45 rpm record The image is a picture of a 45 r...

45 rpm record The image is a picture of a 45 rpm record from the mid-1950s The record label contains no copyright notice of any kind. It contains a notice, “MGM–Device of Lion’s Head–Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.” In the picture, the element, though recognizable, is small and of low quality and I do not think its use as an illustration of a 45 rpm record in an encyclopedia article can be considered infringing. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  An Austin Powers kinda party!


Clue/Question:  In the 1950’s, 45RPM records became so popular because people thought they were – – –

Austin Powers lookalike in The Parade at Warne...

Austin Powers lookalike in The Parade at Warner Bros. Movie World. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GROOVY

(Dig it, Daddy-O!  There were no new clue words today, but all of the jumbles came up as new.  I had to back into “origin”!  The answer letter layout was swell, but it couldn’t hide the answer.  The cartoon is very cute.  Bouffant hairdos, poodle skirt, bobby socks, and saddle shoes.  Good stuff!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 06/29/15

Bust of Orson Welles

Bust of Orson Welles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When you are down and out, something always turns up – and it’s usually the noses of your friends.”   —   Orson Welles

(Sounds like jaded Hollywood talk, to me.  Hopefully, most of us can rely on our friends to be somewhat supportive.  Be well . . . be a friend, and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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