Jumble Spoiler – 05/18/18

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Visual Description:  The ebb and flow of a relaxing vacation.

AZGUE  =  GAUZE,  CLEET  =  ELECT,  DASIRU  =  RADIUS,  RAYPAL  =  PARLAY   —   Giving us:  GAETADIPL

Clue/Question:  The book about the moon’s effect on the world’s oceans had a – – –

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Answer:  TIDAL PAGE

(Oooh!  A very good stinky pun.  Must be low tide!  This one has an air of originality, too.  Sometimes they have that feeling of being a re-run, or a variation on a popular theme.  But, not today!  None of the clue words are new, but three of the jumbles appear to be.  We’ve definitely seen “cleet” before.

The answer letter layout was a beautifully cryptic jumble.  The best one of the day, really.  I wouldn’t be surprised if some of you struggled to get the answer.

Great beach scene cartoon.  The wife looks sufficiently covered, to protect her from the sun.  Some gulls in the sky, and a tiny sinking sailboat on the horizon rounds out the placid scene.  Of course, the book being open to the title page was a big clue!  A very nice Friday Jumble.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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2 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 05/18/18”


  1. 1 ejwo321 May 18, 2018 at 10:48 am

    My brain is “off” today. I had such a hard time with parlay, but finally got it and solved the puzzle. I had “tide” as the second word and that threw me off for a while too. I’m having trouble with cryptoquote too. Don’t tell me yet, but the only word I can think of for AAB is eel, but can’t make it fit yet…….taking a break!

  2. 2 unclerave May 18, 2018 at 10:56 am

    Take your time, Joy. Come back when you’re ready. — YUR


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