Jumble Spoiler – 03/19/16

The Campfire

The Campfire (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  *Morning has broken, like the first morning.


Clue/Question:  When they heated slices of bread on the campfire, they were – – –

Australian "snags" (English style sa...

Australian “snags” (English style sausages) cooking on a campfire. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


English: A campfire Nederlands: Een kampvuur F...

English: A campfire Nederlands: Een kampvuur Français : Un feu de camp (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Great Saturday morning pun!  All of today’s clue words were warm and fuzzy old favorites.  I remember when warm and fuzzy was a popular buzz-phrase in the business world.  I’m not getting a warm and fuzzy from this.  Of course I wanted to slap the person, but, through great restraint, I refrained.  Surprisingly, all of the jumbles are coming up as new.  The answer letter layout was swell.  The cartoon does a great job of setting the mood.  Such a happy looking couple, in an idyllic, rustic setting.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Yesterday’s Jumble generated a ton of queries, so I guess it was tougher than many of us thought.   —   YUR

*Thank you, Cat Stevens, for the beautiful song.

6 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 03/19/16”

  1. 1 Art Shapiro March 19, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    This crossword puzzle maven immediately put in ANEAR for the second word, and consequently couldn’t deduce the otherwise-easy answer.

  2. 2 Fred March 19, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    You are not supposed to use anagrams. Anear is an anagram of arena and this through me off. Shame on you.

  3. 3 unclerave March 19, 2016 at 10:30 pm


    Anear is considered archaic. The spellcheck in WordPress does not even recognize it. It might work in crosswords and scrabble, but it doesn’t qualify as an ordinary word.

    — YUR

  4. 4 vnatraj1 March 19, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    I had never heard of ANEAR, so I didn’t have any problem on today’s Jumble. For the final answer, the phrase ‘takes the chill out’ in the cartoon immediately suggested WARM as the first word. I figured the second word should be AND. Unscrambling the remaining letters gave TOASTY for the third word. It took me a few seconds to see this word, though.

  5. 5 Damidwesterner March 19, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    I got the answer right away when looking over the whole puzzle. Fusion took the longest to get.

  6. 6 haliburton76 March 21, 2016 at 11:28 am

    WARM AND TOASTY was pretty obvious, but I must admit, in our household we always said WARM AS TOAST!

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