Archive for August 10th, 2017

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/10/17

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Success is a lousy teacher.  It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”   —   Bill Gates

(How is this our first Bill Gates quote???  I don’t know, but it appears to be, at least since I’ve been posting these spoilers.  It’s a good quote though.  We learn from our mistakes and failures, not from our victories.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 08/10/17

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Visual Description:  Beyond the tipping point.

MALAL  =  LLAMA,  MOFYA  =  FOAMY,  DUNSED  =  SUDDEN,  KILEYL  =  LIKELY   —   Giving us:  LLFADDNLIE

Clue/Question:  The garbage dump overflowed when the – – –

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Answer:  LAND FILLED

(The more you consume, the more there is to throw away, especially in our disposable society.  Native Americans, and most indigenous people, were so efficient and economical when it came to what they used.  Waste not want not.  That’s a truism that far too many of us have forgotten.  Of course the corporate policy of “planned obsolescence” contributes greatly to our mentality, and what we throw away.  More things used to be reparable once upon a time than they are today.   Ya can’t fight corporate greed!

No new clue words.  Two new jumbles.  Both “malal” and “dunsed” came up in my Tags.  The answer letter layout was a good jumble.  Fun cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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