Archive for January 1st, 2016

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/01/16

VIOLIN

VIOLIN (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up:  they have no holidays.”   —   Henny Youngman

(I guess if you look at it from the standpoint of the origins of the word he’s right!  Holiday comes from holy day.  Of course, there are plenty of secular “holidays” these days, but it’s still amusing.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Zemanta was only giving me Getty owned pics of Henny, so all I can show you is this violin.      YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 01/01/16

English: The tennis player Li Na at the 2007 M...

English: The tennis player Li Na at the 2007 Medibank International in Sydney, Australia. Français : La joueuse de tennis Li Na au Tournoi de Sydney de 2007, à Sidney, en Australie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Famished tennis player.

MIREG  =  GRIME,  SMYES  =  MESSY,  NIBETT  =  BITTEN,  GAVEOY  =  VOYAGE   —   Giving us:  GRISSBINVGE

Clue/Question:  After playing tennis all day, he was happy for a meal with – – –

Tennis player Robin Ammerlaan

Tennis player Robin Ammerlaan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  BIG SERVINGS

(Alright.  Not bad.  I’m not hearing any major groanings!  No new clue words today, but three of the jumbles appear to be new.  We have seen “mireg” sometime in the past.  The answer letter layout was a fine jumble.  Nothing obvious there.  And, the cartoon tells a story.  Be well and do good in 2016, friends!)   —   YUR


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