Archive for August 11th, 2016

Jumble Spoiler – 08/11/16

Visual Description:  A bolt out of the blue?

KALEY  =  LEAKY,  MYIKL  =  MILKY,  RANLOM  =  NORMAL,  PUNIRT  =  TURNIP   —   Giving us:  EAMIMALTRI

Clue/Question:  The fabric she’d use to make a new dress was – – –

Answer:  IMMATERIAL

(A great pun!  Not exactly the most believable answer . . . for the cartoon, but then again we don’t know the woman’s back story.  No new clue words again, and all of the jumbles are coming up new again.  The first two were very obvious to me, but “ranlom” and “punirt” required some thought.  The answer letter layout was an excellent jumble.  I don’t think it gave anything away.  The cartoon set things up very nicely.  I know polyester dries quickly, and I have some of those shirts that are supposed to wick away moisture, but I just bake in them!  Give me good old cotton any – summer’s – day.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/11/16

Photograph of the English composer "Frede...

Photograph of the English composer “Frederick Delius” Fritz Delius (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There is only one real happiness in life, and that is the happiness of creating.”   —   Frederick Delius

(Our first Delius quotation, since I’ve been posting these spoilers.  I was able to solve about 80% of it before even putting pen to paper.  I probably could have solved the whole thing without a pen, but there is a certain satisfaction in writing out the answer, letter by letter.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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