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

2 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 07/17/15”


  1. 1 Anonymous July 18, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    Well I have to say, I wasn’t crazy about this one. I don’t see a joke or pun. I was looking for a pun with art. Yes it is a safe… Well anyway, I do like the expression “fail-safe”.

  2. 2 unclerave July 18, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    Well, the *safe* did *fail* to protect the valuables! But, I did not find it a particularly compelling pun myself. — YUR


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