Visual Description: News media company picnic.
LEYIKL = LIKELY, XTEMEP = EXEMPT, MIRIPA = IMPAIR, ZIFELZ = FIZZLE, PARURO = UPROAR, CATEPU = TEACUP — Giving us: ILEEIPZZLPRRTU
Clue/Question: The writers played tug-o-war at their outing. The winners would get a – – –
Pre-Answer: Two Words “(4-letters)-(2-letters)-(3-letters)” (5-letters)
Answer: “PULL–IT–ZER“ PRIZE
(A very stinky pun! No new clue words, but five of the jumbles are coming up as new. We have definitely seen “catepu” in the past. The answer letter layout was beautifully cryptic. A really great jumble. The cartoon is very entertaining. I’m sure Jeff and David know all the relevant characters. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR