Archive for May 2nd, 2016

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/02/16

It is very important to know who you are.  To make decisions.  To show who you are.”   —   Malala Yousafzai

English: Nobel Peace Prize 2009, Barack Obama

English: Nobel Peace Prize 2009, Barack Obama (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(No, Art.  I was not able to come up with the author’s name on my own!  She has been in the news a lot, the last few years.  And, she is a very brave and determined young woman.  But, her name is not exactly a household name.  At least not in my household.  And, no.  I’m not proud of this.  She’s the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize though.  It’s a good thing getting shot in the head is not a prerequisite to winning the Nobel Peace Prize!  She is still just a kid, but as a human rights advocate her name will surely become more and more recognizable.  Even to Eurocentric, semi-chauvanists, like myself.   Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 05/02/16

Map of USA with Midwest highlighted

Map of USA with Midwest highlighted (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Heritage appreciation.

EUKQA  =  QUAKE,  TYPUT  =  PUTTY,  SINITS  =  INSIST,  SUREUP  =  PURSUE   —   Giving us:  QAUTINSUE

Clue/Question:  Her mom’s sister had a lot of old furniture, which she considered – – –

Picture of Antiques Village in Tiendesitas

Picture of Antiques Village in Tiendesitas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer: AUNTIQUES

(Great pun!  Especially for the more Midwestern types, who pronounce the word like Ant, and not Awnt!  Maybe, for the Awnt people, today’s answer didn’t make as much sense.  I’m an Ant person, so it was no problem for me.  All of today’s clue words are old favorites again, however all of the jumbles came up as new.  I liked Hoyt’s answer letter layout very much.  And, Jeff did a fine job of drawing the venerable furnishings!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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