Archive for March 21st, 2016

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/21/16

Author: Tim Eubanks

Author: Tim Eubanks (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My mother said, “No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs you back.”   —   H. Jackson Brown

English: Jim Boeheim during a game on 2009-12-22

English: Jim Boeheim during a game on 2009-12-22 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(I bet old H is a little upset that Syracuse brought Middle Tennessee State back down to earth yesterday!  Everyone loves a Cinderella story, but it’s rare that an underdog can maintain the necessary intensity it takes to keep going up against the big boys.  Especially, when you’re going up against the legendary Jim Boeheim.  He’s only been coaching the Orangemen for 40 years.  Anyway, it’s a great quote.  And, it certainly wasn’t an easy solve.  No that or the, or anything ending in E.  And, the you/your hug/hugs took a little thought.  I didn’t even pick up on never until I was half way through.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 03/21/16

English: European families at the dinner table...

English: European families at the dinner table Nederlands: stereofoto. Europese gezinnen aan tafel, Soerabaja (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Familiar dinner scene.

COTBH  =  BOTCH,  YEJON  =  ENJOY,  MYTESS  =  SYSTEM,  CUEDER  =  REDUCE   —   Giving us:  OENSSDC

Clue/Question:  It wasn’t the minutes spent at the table that caused his weight to gain, it was the – – –

Lamb and Artichoke Salad made from BBQ leftove...

Lamb and Artichoke Salad made from BBQ leftovers. All salads from the same BBQ: – Tomato and Grilled Mushroom Salad – Lamb and Artichoke Salad – Beef, Mushoom and Olive Salad (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  SECONDS

(This feels very much like a Classic Jumble, aka a re-run!  It was definitely a Monday morning gimme.  No new clue words, however all the jumbles came up as new.  None of the jumbles presented any problem though.  The answer letter layout was a nice 7-letter jumble.  Classic domestic setting cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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