Archive for October 16th, 2020

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/16/20

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism Movement - SciHi BlogSciHi  Blog

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”   —   Ralph Waldo Emerson

(Yeah.  Good old Ralph!  We’ve had a lot of Emerson quotes over the years.  Does this one seem familiar to anybody?  I’m too far behind to go searching.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Jumble Spoiler – 10/16/20

Municipal Solid Waste Landfills | Landfills | US EPA

Visual Description:  The overfill landfill.

BEALF  =  FABLE,  FROEF  =  OFFER,  CUVAMU  =  VACUUM,  SKURNH  =  SHRUNK   —   Giving us:  AEOEVCHRK

Clue/Question:  The town’s landfill was over capacity and beginning to – – –

What Are the Potential New Rules for Liquids in Landfills? - EHS Daily  Advisor

Answer: REAKMake that REEK HAVOC (Thanks, to Anthony Marasco!  See the comments.)

(A semi-literal/figurative stinky pun!  It took me a couple of looks to see the final answer, but the quotation marks definitely helped.  Just by coincidence – I’m sure – one of the answers in today’s LA Times Crossword Puzzle was WREAK!

There were no new clue words today.  Two of the jumbles appear to be new, but we’ve definitely seen both “froef” and “skurnh” before.  The answer letter layout was another fine nine letter jumble.  Nothing obvious there, from my standpoint.

Great cartoon of garbage trucks, lining up to get into the dump.  You can see the city off in the distance, and some seagulls looking for a free meal.  Looks like they’re going to have to truck in some fill dirt, to cover up the open garbage.  Then they’ll need to find/create a new dump.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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