Archive for August 7th, 2020

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/07/20

Famous people that annoy you! | Mingle2

Painting is as close as a person can get to actually capturing the heat of the moment.”   —   Sylvester Stallone

(See!  He ain’t no bum!  He’s a sensitive artist trying to express himself, through the visual arts.  And, not through the art of pugilism.  This marks Sly’s first appearance at the Cryptoquote.  So we warmly welcome Sylvester Stallone to the Cryptoquote Club today!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Image courtesy of Google and Mingle2

Jumble Spoiler – 08/07/20

 

7 alarm apps to really wake you up | Popular Science

Visual Description:  She has risen, and is ready to shine.

LAPID  =  PLAID,  SUREH  =  USHER,  EYEDML  =  MEDLEY,  ACNYGE  =  AGENCY   —   Giving us:  PADUEMDAN

Clue/Question:  The advertising executive was anxious to get out of bed so she could get – – –

Project: Rooster (Wake Up at 5AM Everyday) | Skillshare Projects

Answer:  UP AND AD” ‘EM

(Let’s see.  She definitely has his attention.  He is interested as to why she’s up so early.  No doubt he desires to go back to sleep.  She has the conviction to impress her boss and clients.  And, she is taking the appropriate action.  It looks like all the bases are covered!

Anything new and improved?  Nope.  All classic Jumble clue words.  Though three of the jumbles appear to be new.   However, “lapid” kinda seems familiar.  We’ve definitely seen “sureh” sometime before.  The answer letter layout was a nifty nine letter jumble.  Hoyt did a nice job of disguising the final answer.  Once again, the quotation marks, and the apostrophe this time, were big clues.

Jeff’s cartoon shows a thoroughly modern, 21st Century couple, in their bedroom.  Notice that there is no alarm clock?  We still have one, just so we don’t have to pick up our cell phones to see what time it is, when we wake up at some ungodly hour to pee!  But of course, I use my cell phone’s alarm clock!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Images courtesy of Google


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