Archive for November 13th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 11/13/15

Fashion model

Fashion model (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Feuding fashion models.

MOSTP  =  STOMP,  LEERD  =  ELDER,  PACTEC  =  ACCEPT,  DARIHO  =  HAIRDO   —   Giving us:  STOEERAPTHAD

Clue/Question:  The fashion model didn’t like her new competition and thought she – – –

English: Photographing a model

English: Photographing a model (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  POSED A THREAT

(Great groaner of a pun!  A real stinker!  There are no new clue words, and, for a change, only one of the jumbles is new.  Only “leerd” is new.  FYI:  The clue word “accept” is one of those words that spells out alphabetically.  The answer letter layout was an admirable jumble in its own right.  No giveaways.  And, the cartoon was trés chic!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/13/15

English: ING NYC Marathon

English: ING NYC Marathon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Stop worrying about growing old.  And think about growing up.”   —   Philip Roth

(This sounds like a line from one of his books.  Which one, I don’t know.  If you know, please send in a comment.  By the way, this is the first Philip Roth quote since I’ve been posting these spoilers.  And, this was not an easy solve for me.  I scratched my head for a while, until I figured that AZL was likely ING.  After that something told me that the first word was likely STOP.  I was able to take it from there.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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