Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/0/1/15

English: Robert Benchley

English: Robert Benchley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.”   —   Robert Benchley

(I guess I wasn’t feeling it today, because I took the easy way out, by looking at the author’s – first – name!  It took me a long time to come up with Benchley, and I had to write out the spare consonants to come up with drawing!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


4 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/0/1/15”


  1. 1 haliburton76 September 1, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Nothing lazy about it, Unc Rave – it’s pragmatic! (Also the first thing I spotted.) NDGRNH is a 6-letter first name, 1st and 5th letters the same … most often it will be ROBERT. Nice little twist filling in DRAWING and COMMAND; both have “N” in second-to-last place, but only one of them ends in -ING. I love seeing the author’s film shorts between features on TCM.

  2. 2 unclerave September 1, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    I know, hal. But, I usually try to solve them without having to go to the author’s name. Anything close to the Algonquin Round Table these days?

    — YUR

  3. 3 Art Shapiro September 2, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    There was so little text in this one that I’m not sure how one could solve it without using the name. I decided that the lone letter was I, not A, for reasons I can’t recall, but got absolutely nowhere thereafter until putting in ROBERT.

  4. 4 unclerave September 2, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    If both Art and hal thought it was a tough solve, without using the author’s name, then I guess I shouldn’t be too hard on myself! Thanks, guys!

    — YUR 🙂


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