Archive for July 17th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 07/17/15

Immeuble du Crédit Lyonnais (siège)

Immeuble du Crédit Lyonnais (siège) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Cracked!

WENHI  =  WHINE,  ASAIL  =  ALIAS,  FARDIA  =  AFRAID,  FYMSIL  =  FLIMSY   —   Giving us:  ELAAFFIS

Clue/Question:  Locking up their valuables in the wall behind the painting didn’t work because it wasn’t – – –

English: The door to the walk-in vault in the ...

English: The door to the walk-in vault in the Winona Savings Bank in Winona, Minnesota, United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  FAILSAFE

(Alright.  Not bad.  There were no new clue words today, but three of the jumbles were.  We’ve definitely seen the one for “afraid” before.  The answer letter layout was exceptional, especially for the size of the answer.  Fun cartoon.  I like how the dog is mirroring his owners’ expressions.  I’m betting it was an inside job!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/17/15

English: Mount Stuart House across the Lawn

English: Mount Stuart House across the Lawn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark:  you know what you are doing, but nobody else does.”   —   Steuart Henderson Britt

(No.  There is not a typo in the author’s first name!  That is the actual spelling.  His parents couldn’t agree upon Stuart or Stewart, so they compromised on Steuart!  I don’t know!  Maybe Stuart is English, the other is Scottish, and Steuart is . . . uhh, Welsh???  And, I thought only today’s idiots made a point of coming up with their own “unique” name spellings.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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