Archive for October 8th, 2018

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/08/18

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The end of the summer is not the end of the world.  Here’s to October . . .”   —   A.A. Milne

(Probably my favorite month!  Although, so far this year, it’s been rainy or overcast, with above average temps.  The leaves are just beginning to turn.  We’re definitely behind schedule.  Be well and do good, friends.)    —   YUR

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Jumble Spoiler – 10/08/18

 

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Visual Description:  Riveting family matters.

HCIET  =  ETHIC,  ETGBIE  =  BEIGE,  UNAAGI  =  IGUANA,  YSIGNA  =  SAYING   —   Giving us:  ETEIIGNSN

Clue/Question:  Levi Strauss willed his company to his four nephews to keep – – –

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Answer:  IT IN HIS “GENES

(Wake up and smell the stinky puns, people!  This is the kind of pun that made the Jumble famous.  Groaner?  Sure.  Fun?  Definitely.

All of today’s clue words are old friends, however all of the jumbles came up as new.  For whatever reason, I had to back into “saying”.  I guess the jumble was just that good.  The answer letter layout was a dandy of a jumble too.

Period cartoons are always a favorite of mine.  I guess this must be late in 1902, when ol’ Levi passed.  None of the parties present appear to be wearing blue jeans, but there is a nicely folded pair of them on the lawyer’s desk.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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