Archive for November 20th, 2017

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/20/17

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Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings.  I hope we can embrace that.”   —   Linda Thompson

(I think I remember her from Saturday afternoon re-runs of Hee Haw!  This was way back in the day when most people had only three – maybe four – television channels.  Yes, before cable!  She was married to both Bruce – now Caitlyn – Jenner, and to record producer David Foster.  And, she even dated Elvis Presley for a few years in the ’70s.  Interesting life.  First time in the Cryptoquote!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 11/20/17

 

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Visual Description:  Special Sunup preview.

VIRRE  =  RIVER,  ZELGA  =  GLAZE,  MYIKPS  =  SKIMPY,  TREEJS  =  JESTER   —   Giving us:  RRLAESIYSER

Clue/Question:  The hot air balloonists were able to see the Sun come up because they were – – –

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Answer:  EARLY RISERS

(Where’s Toto?  Where’s the Wizard??  Where’s Phileas Fogg and Passepartout???  Whenever I see the wicker gondolas for hot air balloons I think of those two movies:  “The Wizard of Oz” and “Around the World in 80 Days”1956 version.  Great movies with great casts!  We had all old favorite clue words today, however three of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve seen “treejs” before.  The answer letter layout was a beautifully cryptic jumble.  And, a fine cartoon.  Would make a nice Folgers commercial.  We had a great week of guest cartoonist, didn’t we?  Thanks for the treat, guys!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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