Jumble Spoiler – 04/19/21

How To Push Through Fatigue When Running A Race – Running Unlocked

Visual Description:  Crawling from the wreckage.

RVAYG  =  GRAVY,  USODE  =  DOUSE,  NIPSGR  =  SPRING,  YUOJLF  =  JOYFUL   —   Giving us:  GADOSSINOL

Clue/Question:  After the runners completed the marathon, they – – –

What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon - The New York Times

Answer:  SAID SO LONG

(Because it was SO long!  I think the only way I could finish “running” 26 miles, 385 yards would be on my hands and knees.  And then, they’d have to carry me away . . . on a stretcher!  I was a pretty good runner when I was a kid.  And, I famously used to run on the old West Side Highway when I was in my early 20’s.  There was a photograph of me in The New York Times, with the title of the article:  “Run Fast Before It’s Gone”.  Had to be either 1981, or ’82.  I also ran regularly in Central Park in those days.  And about 9 or 10 years ago I did run in a 5K charity race.  Nowadays I just run my mouth.

We have seen all of today’s clue words in Jumbles gone by.  However, all of their jumbles are coming up as new, for me.  I thought that both “nipsgr” and “yuojlf” were fairly challenging jumbles.  The answer letter layout was challenging ten letter jumble, for me.  I wasn’t zoning in on the dialog, as much as I was the effects of such a grueling race.  But after re-writing the consonants, then the vowels, in alpha order, I was able to see where they were going.

Fine after the race cartoon.  I guess the endorphins are still pumping for these guys, as I would definitely have a much more pained expression on my face!  Fun Monday Jumble.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Images courtesy of Google

Happy birthday to Alan Price of The Animals!


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