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Jumble Spoiler – 04/11/15

English: Lastings Milledge steals second base ...

English: Lastings Milledge steals second base and the ball goes to center field Deutsch: Lastings Milledge — Stolen Base —- Original Flickr description: Milledge Steal – ball went into CF (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  It’s still just a game, folks.

DABIE  =  ABIDE,  TOLCH  =  CLOTH,  ESUWIN  =  UNWISE,  ROVSYA  =  SAVORY   —   Giving us:  BDECTHUESAO

Clue/Question:  After he stole second, the baseball players – – –

English: A baseball that has been extensively used

English: A baseball that has been extensively used (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  TOUCHED BASE

(Good pun.  Maybe, not as easy a solve it could have been.  They intentionally left the word base out after “stole second”, but then it’s kind of hanging out there in the word “baseball”.  There were no new clue words today, but all of the jumbles came up as new for me.  The answer letter layout was a beautiful jumble that gave nothing away.  And the cartoon tells a great story.  The clue/question might have been better if it substituted the word opposing for baseball.  The drawing makes it abundantly clear what sport it is.  That’s it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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