Jumble Spoiler – 05/17/18

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Visual Description:  When coins weren’t quaint.


Clue/Question:  The mint where the Washington 25-cent coins were produced was the – – –

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(Ohh!  Maybe today’s answer coulda/shoulda been hyphenated!  I suppose that might have thrown me, for a second or two, unlike yesterday’s that threw me for a minute or two.  Decent pun though.  No new clue words, although all the jumbles appear to be new.  None of them threw me though.

The answer letter layout was a respectable 12-letter jumble.  Definitely nothing obvious about it.

Great historical cartoon!  It looks like Jeff has shown us the sculptor/designer of that quarter, John Flanagan.  Not sure about the other two gentlemen.  One could be Ogden L. Mills, and the other could be Andrew Mellon, I suppose.  Both were Secretaries of the Treasury, under Herbert Hoover.  I like the stamping machines in the background, and the eagle figurine on the desk.  Lots of fun.  And, easier for me than yesterday’s.  Have you noticed that a lot of younger checkout clerks seem to be annoyed when you try to pay with exact change?  It’s like the extra five seconds it takes to fish the coins out of my pocket has ruined their entire day!  Too bad for them!  LOL!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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6 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 05/17/18”

  1. 1 Barb Taylor May 17, 2018 at 5:59 pm

    Thankfully today’s Jumble was easier than yesterday’s. I don’t mind having to work for it, that’s why I do this daily. All it took was recognizing the quarter & then it was simple. But yesterday, my brain just refused to connect. Guess I needed 25 cents, always motivated by a little money. Later, Unc

  2. 2 unclerave May 17, 2018 at 7:41 pm

    You’re the best, Barb. — YUR 🙂

  3. 3 roy odom jr May 17, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    AGENDA gave me a slight delay. But, I love the numismatic cartoon. I’m going to show it to the coin club next week, see how many people get it!

  4. 4 unclerave May 17, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    Attaboy, Roy! — YUR

  5. 5 Damidwesterner May 17, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    Today was worse for me than yesterday. Only got Quest and nothing else. Didn’t finish. 😦

  6. 6 unclerave May 18, 2018 at 9:23 am

    “Mama said there’d be days like this.” — The Shirelles

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