Jumble Spoiler – 06/22/17

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Visual Description:  Arachnid home life.

NETGA  =  AGENT,  HNUCB  =  BUNCH,  UNORNE  =  NEURON,  CTIEWK  =  WICKET   —   Giving us:  TBHNEOWE

Clue/Question:  The spiders thought their kids were spending too much time – – – 

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Answer:  ON THE WEB

(Great stinky pun!  And, a nice social commentary.  My February 2017 copy of the ralis95 clue word database does not include the word “wicket”, but to me it sounds very familiar.  As if we’ve had it some time in the last few months.  Our good friend can always refer to his master copy, and add it if need be.  If it had been used before it was not with today’s jumble of it, as all the jumbles came up as new.  It took about a minute for me to make the “neuron” connection.  Maybe, I’m lacking in them.  The answer letter layout was another fine jumble.  Very engaging cartoon.  It can’t be easy making spiders look cute.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


5 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 06/22/17”


  1. 1 ejwo321 June 22, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    Took me forever to get neuron, even with “cheating” by solving the puzzle before I did and knowing I needed an O, N, and E. I think one has to have played croquet remember wicket…….My grandmother called her garden fence gate a wicket too.

  2. 2 unclerave June 22, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    . . . or, be a fan of some of those older British movies! “That’s a bit of a sticky wicket!”

    — YUR

  3. 3 unclerave June 22, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    Maybe that expression comes from the garden fence gate! — YUR

  4. 4 jenn June 22, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Btw, ‘sticky wicket’ was a Jeopardy answer last night or the night before. =)

  5. 5 haliburton76 June 23, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    NEURON came a little slowly to me, too, ejwo. I knew right away that it was not a word of great RE-NOUN …


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