Archive for December 17th, 2015

RALIS95 Holiday (Jumbles) Contest – Winners!!!

Hooters Bikini Contest. Annual bikini contest ...

Hooters Bikini Contest. Annual bikini contest live from The Jacksonville Landing Courtyard. May 28 2009. Nikkor H 85mm f1.8 + Nikon D60. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It was a close call, folks!  All the entries were great, but some of them ran a little long of the 20 Words or Less requirement, as put forth in the contest post.  So, without further ado, here are the winners who will be receiving personal copies of the RALIS95 Clue Word Databases:

Cathy Anderson, Michael Felch, Vijay Natraj, Ian Gross, and our dear friend Jenn Schultz!

Thank you to all who played, or even thought of playing!  Happy Holidays to all!      YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 12/17/15

The floral arrangements for the 2009 president...

The floral arrangements for the 2009 presidential inaugural luncheon, designed by JLB Floral of Alexandria, Virginia, will feature Red Charlotte roses, Rouge Basier roses, Hot Lady roses, a floribunda rose called Hot Majolica, hydrangea in shades of blues and purples, and light blue delphinium in a footed brass compote. After the luncheon, the floral arrangements will be given to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  The centerpieces.

CINEM  =  MINCE,  PARHG  =  GRAPH,  GIRNTS  =  STRING,  CNECTA  =  ACCENT   —   Giving us:  MNEGRASTRAEN

Clue/Question:  When a lot of bouquets were needed, they made – – –

English: Cyclists, most of them naked and body...

English: Cyclists, most of them naked and body-painted, in the Fremont Solstice Parade 2011, Seattle, Washington, USA. Two of these feature elaborate floral arrangements around their heads. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  ARRANGEMENTS

(Wow.  A nice, long, one word answer!  Decent pun.  No new clue words, but all of the jumbles came up as new today.  The word “accent” spells out in alphabetical order.  Beautiful answer letter layout.  Nothing obvious there.  And, a dandy cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/17/15

Mae West posing in front of mirror for promotion

Mae West posing in front of mirror for promotion (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.”   —   Mae West

(In all fairness though, she definitely brought it on herself.  In all her movies at least, everything she said sounded like a veiled come on.  One would think that she’d be able to turn it off in her personal life, but . . . maybe not.  Be well and do good, friends.  Because, “When I’m good I’m very good.  But, when I’m bad . . . I’m better.”)   —   YUR


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