Visual Description: Circus high wire act.
COLLEA = LOCALE, RUIJYN = INJURY, RAWNOD = ONWARD, GUHONE = ENOUGH, BBOSAR = ABSORB, TANEYL = NEATLY — Giving us: OAEIJNWEOHBSNTL
Clue/Question: After falling several times in a row, the tightrope walker was nervous. His – – –
Pre-Answer: Five Words (3-letters) (3-letters) (2-letters) (3-letters) (4-letters)
Answer: JOB WAS ON THE LINE
(Some day, in the not too distant future, we might have to explain to kids what a circus was! It’s sad, but they seem to be fading fast. There are no new clue words today, but four of the jumbles are new. The guys have used both “collea” and “rawnod” before. The answer letter layout was another spectacular jumble. It didn’t even hint at the answer. As usual, the cartoon was stellar. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR