Jumble Spoiler – 02/28/19

Visual Description:  Extensive European bus tour.

VRFEE  =  FEVER,  SOEBE  =  OBESE,  SOLIRA  =  SAILOR,  TONEMM  =  MOMEN  —   Giving us:  FEEOESSORMET

Clue/Question:  Between the Baltic and the Mediterranean, they visited sites – – –

Answer:  FROM SEE TO SEE

(Wow!  You could probably see a good ten, or twelve, countries on a tour between those two seas!  More, if you zigzag a little.  Seems a little ambitious, but I’d be game to try.  Some of the countries, that were once part of other countries, are pretty small, but they all offer some great sights.  I wonder how long a tour like that would take.  Ten days to two weeks, I suppose.

All of today’s clue words are on the latest version of the ralis95 clue word database, that the big boss man sent to me and Hoyt last week.  We are only eight words shy of a full 33 pages of clue words!  That brings us to a current total of 3,259 clue words.  And, ralis95 made a number of suggestions to David L. Hoyt for some other – as of yet – unused clue words.  All of today’s jumbles are coming up as new.  “Soebe”  reminds me of the line of drinks called SoBe.  If you drink too many of them you will likely become “obese”.  “Solira” sounds like another new pharmaceutical that we need to ask our doctors about!  What a racket!  The answer letter layout was a grand 12-letter jumble.  Nice and cryptic.  I think today’s answer would qualify as being on the difficult side.

The cartoon is great.  I can’t tell what country and city they ended up at, but with all the beach activity it looks to be a warm climate.  Maybe Monaco, or the Cote D’Azur.  That looks like our buddy Jeff getting off the tour bus!  Great maritime vista, with the classic sinking sailboat on the horizon.  Plenty to like about today’s Jumble.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Images courtesy of Google


2 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 02/28/19”


  1. 1 roy odom jr February 28, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    I suppose Jeff is thinking about going to a warm, Mediterranean place!

  2. 2 unclerave February 28, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Or, maybe he’s just come from a nice Mediterranean place? — YUR


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