Archive for January 12th, 2017

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/12/17

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For real company and friendship, there is nothing outside of the animal kingdom that is comparable to a river.”   —   Henry van Dyke

(This sounds a little strange, as many quotes often do, until you see the context from which it came.  Read Little Rivers, by van Dyke – see below – and I think you’ll appreciate where he was coming from.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Henry_van_Dyke/Little_Rivers/II_Little_Rivers_p1.html

Jumble Spoiler – 01/12/17

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Visual Description:  Jack Torrance auditioning for a Brawny Paper Towels commercial?

SSATH  =  STASH,  NICGL  =  CLING,  PICTED  =  DEPICT,  RRENYO  =  ORNERY   —   Giving us:  STSCLIDPONE

Clue/Question:  The lumberjack could chop through a piece of wood in a – – – 

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Answer:  SPLIT SECOND

(Tricky little pun!  It took me a few looks to get the answer.  There are no new clue words today.  However, all of the jumbles did come up as new.  I think David went with the hiding in plain sight theory with his “depict” jumble.  The answer letter layout is what made getting today’s answer a little bit of a challenge.  A nicely cryptic jumble.  Fun cartoon.  The dialog definitely helped in solving the answer.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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