Archive for March 21st, 2017

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/21/17

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Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.”   —   Doug Larson

(Very funny man, who recently celebrated his 91st birthday.  Keep it going, brother!  Be well and do good, friends.  I’m still partial to Gary Larson though.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 03/21/17

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Visual Description:  Boardroom boasting.

GOUBS  =  BOGUS,  INXOT  =  TOXIN,  STORYF  =  FROSTY,  CARIYP  =  PIRACY   —   Giving us:  OGSTOINFRSPIRA

Clue/Question:  With the success of the 707, the Boeing Company had – – – 

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Answer:  SOARING PROFITS

(“Off we go into the wild blue yonder, Climbing high into the sun.”  I think Jeff always wanted to be a jet pilot!  It’s not too late, at least to be a regular pilot.  I bet he could even afford a small plane . . . that Mr. Bigshot!  LOL!  There were no new clue words today, but two of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve seen both “goubs” and “storyf” before.  Not that it’s a new word, but I can remember when I first heard the word “bogus” . . . and I thought somebody had just made the word up!  The answer letter layout was both big and beautiful.  It did a very nice job of hiding the 14 letter answer.  I also remember when the first 747s came out.  Everyone was pretty much in awe of the Jumbo Jet, with its double-deck.  I’ve only flown in them a few times.  Usually for international flights.  It seems they’re not used as much for simple domestic flights.  They are still very impressive.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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