Archive for May 24th, 2017

Jumble Spoiler – 05/24/17

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Visual Description:  Weather folk.

FONTE  =  OFTEN,  HALAP  =  ALPHA,  LGGGIE  =  GIGGLE,  CHUPIC  =  HICCUP   —   Giving us:  TENAPIGHU

Clue/Question:  The rivalry between the weather forecasters was – – – 

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Answer:  HEATING UP

(Well, it IS late May.  No new clue words, but a couple of new jumbles.  They’ve used “fonte” and “chupic” before.  Great answer letter layout.  Swell cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/24/17

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Puritans will never believe it, but life is full of disagreeable things that aren’t even good for you.”   —   Mignon McLaughlin

(Very funny!  I’m always so surprised when I see that she is a she.  I guess I’m just not familiar with it, as a name, and I just assume it’s a man.  The only context that I know the word is in filet mignon, which I just always knew as a delicious – and expensive – cut of beef!  I wish our country could overcome its Puritan roots.  Socially, we’re still so archaic in our thinking.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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