Archive for January 31st, 2016

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 01/31/16

Gravity Probe B (GP-B) has measured spacetime ...

Gravity Probe B (GP-B) has measured spacetime curvature near Earth to test related models in application of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Big Al, at the board!

KONREB  =  BROKEN,  DADCEE  =  DECADE,  MOTUTS  =  UTMOST,  PENWEH  =  NEPHEW,  TALLEY  =  LATELY,  FOMIRN  =  INFORM   —   Givi8ng us:  BEDADUSNEATLNR

Clue/Question:  Not fully comprehending Einstein’s general theory of relativity was – – –

Ball falling to the floor in an accelerated ro...

Ball falling to the floor in an accelerated rocket (left) and on Earth (right) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  UNDERSTANDABLE

(I guess they couldn’t grasp the gravity of the situation!  There were no new clue words today, but five of the jumbles came up as new.  I know we’ve seen “penweh” before.  The answer letter layout did a great job of keeping the answer hidden.  This was kind of a word replacement pun for comprehending.  A fine cartoon, with a great likeness of Albert Einstein.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/31/16

Peggy Cass, James Thurber, and Joan Anderson

Peggy Cass, James Thurber, and Joan Anderson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead.”   —   James Thurber

(Our most quoted James!  A clever turn of Ben Franklin’s advice, but not so reasonably well said.  Except in the sense that even the healthy, wealthy and wise . . . eventually end up dead.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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