Jumble Spoiler – 04/13/17

Image result for late 19th century horse and buggy

Visual Description:  Late 19th/early 20th Century transport.

ZEBAL  =  BLAZE,  YINAR  =  RAINY,  GMOYSG  =  SMOGGY,  SLUDHO  =  SHOULD   —   Giving us:  BAERNYOGGSHUD

Clue/Question:  When the mosquitoes swarmed during their carriage ride, they rode a – – – 

Image result for back end of a horse

Answer:  HORSE AND BUGGY

(Well, the horse seems unconcerned.  Of course, it’s the tail-end that draws the most flies anyway!  Cute pun.  All old favorite clue words today, yet all of the jumbles are coming up as new.  Mr. Hoyt’s answer letter layout was a splendid jumble too.  I think it did a swell job of hiding the answer.  And, another great period piece cartoon from our pal, Mr. Knurek.  We often look back in nostalgia, but ultimately we realize it was  simpler times, yet harder times.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


4 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 04/13/17”


  1. 1 haliburton76 April 13, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    I detect a trend of rustic or barnyard themes in today’s secret words and the recent UDDER FAILURE, RAMIFICATIONS, etc. These allusions are probably not as familiar as they once were.

  2. 2 unclerave April 13, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    Well, a lot of our popular idioms come from these simpler times, hal.

    — YUR

  3. 3 haliburton76 April 14, 2017 at 9:01 am

    You’re absolutely right, UR. That train has already left the station …

  4. 4 unclerave April 14, 2017 at 11:17 am

    LOL! Exactly, hal. — YUR 🙂


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