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Jumble Spoiler – 12/29/10

Mean sea level pressure for JJA (June-July-Aug...

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Visual Description:  A Jerry McGuire-type being fitted for a sportcoat.

YARAR  =  ARRAY,  HECKT  =  KETCH,  FACTRY  =  CRAFTY,  CALKAJ  =  JACKAL —   Giving us:  AAKECCFTJKL

Clue/Question:  This will spruce up a press agent’s wardrobe.

Answer:  A FLACK JACKET

(Pretty good clue words, nice scrambling of the answer letters, and a decent little pun.  Today’s cartoon also kind of reminds me of the days when local TV weathermen used to wear loud, plaid, sports-jackets.  This was back in the day before they were all “meteorologists”.  Weather forecasting was much less of a science in those days, so the weather-people had to have a good sense of humor, as they were part newsman and part entertainer.  Show me the barometric pressure! The crazy clothes also helped them stand apart from the serious anchormen, who gave us the more factual, hard news.  Things sure seemed simpler in those days.  Be good, do good, friends!)   — YUR


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