Archive for September 8th, 2016

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/08/16

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The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.”   —   Saadi

(Another non-western quote!  But, this is NOT the first Saadi quote that’s been used for the Cryptoquote, folks.  We had a great one on 12/20/13!  He was a . . . Persian of persuasion!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 09/08/16

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Visual Description:  Overstuffed stank.

IFKEN  =  KNIFE,  LONEV  =  NOVEL,  CUROGH  =  GROUCH,  RAVICA  =  CAVIAR   —   Giving us:  KIENOEGRHCVA

Clue/Question:  Having too much garbage in the landfill was – – – 

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Answer:  REEKING HAVOC

(THIS must be THE definition of a “stinky pun”!!!  Excellent!  No new clue words, but three of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve had “lonev” sometime in the past.  It took a couple of looks for me to get bot “grouch” and “caviar”.  The answer letter layout was a wonderful jumble.  Nothing obvious there.  And, of course the cartoon was VERY descriptive.  The place is so foul that the rats are running away!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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