Archive for October 21st, 2015

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/21/15

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”   —   Oscar Wilde

(The man was truly ahead of his time.  He’s dead nearly 115 years, but most of his quotes apply to the here and, now all too well.  Do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/21/15

Visual Description:  Little Plot on the Prairie.

LORTL  =  TROLL,  WHONS  =  SHOWN,  TOCENA  =  OCTANE,  NEDTOE  =  DENOTE   —   Giving us:  TOLSNOTEENE

Clue/Question:  The pioneering couple argued about which tract of land to build on and couldn’t – – –

English: Mosquito Larvae

English: Mosquito Larvae (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  SETTLE ON ONE

(Cute pun.  We have no new clue words today, and only two of the jumbles are new.  We have definitely seen “lortl” and “nedtoe” before.  The answer letter layout was sufficiently cryptic.  I don’t think it gave anything away.  I always like Jeff’s period cartoons.  I have to agree with the woman.  Running water is usually preferable to the standing water of a pond.  If nothing else it’s less buggy.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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