Archive for October 25th, 2016

Jumble Spoiler – 10/25/16

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Visual Description:  Antarctic antics.

LOCTU  =  CLOUT,  EELPO  =  ELOPE,  DARTNS  =  STRAND,  IONLIV  =  VIOLIN   —   Giving us:  COELTANIOI

Clue/Question:  The penguins loved the least-populated continent.  They enjoyed the – – – 

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Answer:  ICEOLATION

(Fantastic, stinky pun!  Best in quite a while, in my opinion.  No new clue words, but three of the jumbles came up as new.  They’ve used “loctu” before.  I though maybe “strand” might be a new clue word, but I guess they just haven’t used it in a while.  The answer letter layout was another wonderful jumble.  It gave nothing away.  Nice job, David.  I wish I had the larger sized Jumble, because I’m sure I’m missing a lot of detail in Jeff’s cartoon.  But, puffins and penguins are always cute.  Hey!  Isn’t that Opus in the background???  He was one of my favorite comics characters.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/25/16

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One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb.”   —   Edward Sapir

(I wish this gentleman was around today, and reading this blog, of course.  Then, maybe he could explain to me how some compound words came to be, and why others haven’t yet!  Hopefully, we’ll be seeing more of his quotes.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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