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Jumble Spoiler – 07/23/15

A balloon artist in Vienna, Austria

A balloon artist in Vienna, Austria (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Hot air showoff.

FUTNI  =  UNFIT,  WOLAL  =  ALLOW,  CEDSEE  =  SECEDE,  TTHGIS  =  TIGHTS   —   Giving us:  NFALOEEDIGT

Clue/Question:  When it came to making balloon animals, this guy had an – – –

English: Balloon parody hats of Poppa Smurf an...

English: Balloon parody hats of Poppa Smurf and Smurfette. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  INFLATED EGO

(Well, alright!  A sufficiently aerated pun!  Not exaggerated or overblown.  We had no new clue words today, although all the jumbles appear to be new.  “Allow” is a word that spells out in alphabetical order.  I struggled a bit with both “secede” and “tights”, but didn’t have to back into them.  The answer letter layout was great, but the cartoon setup made the answer fairly obvious.  The clown holding the standard wiener-dog balloon pretty much says it all, but Cassidy’s self-promotion certainly didn’t hurt.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

(Semi-Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/23/15

1902 Photograph of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan...

1902 Photograph of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan and Edward Everett Hale (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.”   —   Edward Everett Hale

(Not sure if I could have solved today’s Cryptoquote without going to the author!  There is only one E in the quote itself, which is pretty rare.  Generally speaking, sage all purpose words to live by.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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