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Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 04/27/14

The Simpsons Springfield expansion phase 2 at ...

The Simpsons Springfield expansion phase 2 at Universal Orlando (Photo credit: insidethemagic)

Visual Description:  A day at the Springfield nuclear power plant.

PMPORT  =  PROMPT,  MEPETX  =  EXEMPT,  CITEEN  =  ENTICE,  RIGCAL  =  GARLIC,  FARDIA  =  AFRAID,  INTOON  =  NOTION   —   Giving us:  RMEETEEGLFADNON

Clue/Question:  Working with plutonium is so tricky because of the – – –

Photo of the Cofrentes (Spain) nuclear power p...

Photo of the Cofrentes (Spain) nuclear power plant cooling towers taken on 2005-05-22 by Roberto Uderio. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  ELEMENT OF DANGER

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Cool Blog Sociale – 15 July 2008 – Homer Simpson’s head through X-ray (Photo credit: SOCIALisBETTER)

(This was no gimme!  I puzzled over this one for a few minutes.  I decided the middle word was most likely OF, but TO wasn’t out of the question.  I didn’t seriously considered ON or AN.  All those Es, bunched up together, was really throwing me.  After a bit, I looked at the cartoon again for what they might be substituting.  I saw the word CAUTION on the sign on the wall, and “. . . careful.  We can’t take any chances.”  And finally, the word “tricky” in the clue/question.  They purposely were not using the word DANGER.  So, with checking off the letters of OF and DANGER I was left with MEETELN.  Then the light bulb went off.  Nice pun, huh?  None of the clue words were new, but they were all well-jumbled.  I thought that “entice”, “exempt” and “notion” were great.  The answer letter layout was definitely top-notch today!  And, it was great seeing Homer Simpson make a cameo appearance.  I saw the PU on the warning sign, and I know it’s the symbol for plutonium on the periodic table, but I wasn’t getting ELEMENT until my little process of elimination.  I thought it was a great Jumble.  I hope you guys did too.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR   

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