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RALIS95 Holiday (Jumbles) Contest!!!

Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu.

Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Maybe you guys saw his comment, but for those of you who didn’t:

“YUR: In the spirit of the Christmas season, I’m going to give away 5 copies of the “world-famous RALIS 95 Jumbles word database” to the lucky contestants selected by you who best describe in twenty words or less (as replies to this post) what they enjoy about the daily Jumbles puzzles. You send me the winner’s names and email addresses and I’ll email them a personalized copy of the current database. Contest opens tomorrow (12-3-15) and closes on Wednesday (12-9-15).”

Get to it, fellow Jumble rats!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/09/08

If you pray for another, you will be helped yourself.”   —   Yiddish Proverb

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/29/08

Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for the big one to come along.”   —   Hugh Allen

Jumble Spoiler – 08/29/08

NESOO = NOOSE, PHEHE = SHEEP, TRIEHD = DITHER, TUVIRE = VIRTUE   —   Giving us:  NSSEIHEIR

Visual Description:  Sarge yelling at unkempt resting recruit.

Clue/Question:  What the sarge said to the sleeping recruit.

Answer:  RISE AND SHINE

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/28/08

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”   —   David Brinkley

Jumble Spoiler – 08/28/08

POREA = OPERA, NAJOB = BANJO, BRATIL = TRIBAL, WABUSY = SUBWAY   —   Giving us:  EABARBLSW

Visual Description:  Baseball game melee.

Clue/Question:  When the players began fighting, the game turned into . . .

Answer:  BASE BRAWL

(Easy words . . . but, I seem to have a mental block when it comes to “opera”.)   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/27/08

Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.”   —   William Channing

Jumble Spoiler – 08/27/08

FARIE = AFIRE, TYDIT = DITTY, SULUFE = USEFUL, ARPITE = PIRATE   —   Giving us:  IRDTEFLPI

Visual Description:  A tenderfoot stumbling behind his scoutmaster.

Clue/Question:  What the scout experienced when he hiked through the woods.

Answer:  A FIELD TRIP

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/26/08

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity – romantic love and gunpowder.”   —   Andre Maurois

(Tough & Clever) Jumble Spoiler – 08/26/08

GEREM = MERGE, TUNYT = NUTTY, GISMOE = EGOISM, MAJEST = JETSAM   —   Giving us:  RGUTGOSJES

Visual Description:  Admiring couple, gazing out at the Grand Canyon.

Clue/Question:  How the couple described the Grand Canyon.

Answer:  JUST GORGES

(I’m sure some of you had some trouble coming up with “jetsam”, but I had much more trouble coming up with “egoism”.  And, I said clever – in the title – because I just LOVE puns!)   YUR


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