Posts Tagged 'jumble solution'

Jumble Spoiler – 10/21/17

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Visual Description:  Touching gloves.

BOYHB  =  HOBBY,  SIHOT  =  HOIST,  GRAAUJ  =  JAGUAR,  NINETT  =  INTENT   —   Giving us:  OBBOITAGUTEN

Clue/Question:  The boxing match hadn’t started yet, but it was – – –

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Answer:  ABOUT TO BEGIN

(Gotta love sports Jumbles!  Especially, boxing ones.  All of the clue words are old favorites, but a couple of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve seen both “sihot” and “ninett” before.  Excellent answer letter layout!  Nothing obvious there.  Great pre-fight cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/20/17

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Visual Description:  Pumpkin patch pickings.

GRYOL  =  GLORY,  PRUEP  =  UPPER,  SEOUDX  =  EXODUS,  EYXNOG  =  OXYGEN   —   Giving us:  GORUEDUSOG

Clue/Question:  The farmer viewed his field of pumpkins.  To him, it was – – – 

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Answer:  GOURDGEOUS

(Great seasonal Jumble!  A real stinker of a pun though!  There were no new clue words today.  Three of the jumbles came up as new, with “pruep” having definitely been used before.  The clue word “glory” spells out in alphabetical order.  The answer letter layout was pretty nifty too.  My cartoon is on the small side, but those do look like some beautiful pumpkins!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/19/17

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Visual Description:  Double trouble.

TOODU  =  OUTDO,  UGBOM  =  GUMBO,  WILPOL  =  PILLOW,  NALETD  =  DENTAL   —   Giving us:  OUOGOPOWDNT

Clue/Question:  The twins got in trouble a lot.  They were often – – –

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Answer:  UP TWO NO GOOD

(Very good pun.  Yer Uncle approves.  There were no new clue words today, but all of the jumbles came up as new.  I didn’t think that any of them were too tough.  Let me know which ones may have caused you some pause.  The answer letter layout was VERY nicely cryptic.  A wonderful jumble.  But, the quotation marks were definitely a big help today.  And, of course, Jeff’s great cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/18/17

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Visual Description:  The unlocked look.

KHAYS  =  SHAKY,  TPRAA  =  APART,  CYRITK  =  TRICKY,  ICEJNT  =  INJECT   —   Giving us:  SHKAPAKYNET

Clue/Question:  To promote his business, the locksmith wore – – –

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Answer:  KHAKEY PANTS

(Aah!  Very original stinky pun!  No new clue words today.  However, all of the jumbles came up as new.  Kinda funny seeing “inject” after I had recently written about “ject” words.  Great answer letter layout!  Thanks to the cartoon, PANTS was pretty much a given.  The remaining letters made the pun portion pretty clear.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoilers – 10/10/17 – 10/14/17

Tuesday – October 10, 2017

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Visual Description:  The bane of my existence!

TPEHD  =  DEPTH,  DELWL  =  DWELL,  AAAPPY  =  PAPAYA,  FPICYA  =  PACIF  —   Giving us:  DETDLLAAACIY

Clue/Question:  The telemarketers would work until they – – –

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Answer:  CALLED IT A DAY

(No new words.  Three new jumbles.  We’ve had “tpehd” some time before.  Great answer letter layout.  Creepy, but probably accurate cartoon.  Be well and do good, Friends.)   —   YUR

 

Wednesday – October 11, 2017

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Visual Description:  Duffers delight.

ENZOO  =  OZONE,  LUFFF  =  FLUFF,  NRRUNE  =  RUNNER,  WORNDA  =  ONWARD   —   Giving us:  OOEFFFRUROR

Clue/Question:  When each of them hit onto the next fairway, the golfers were – – –

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Answer:  FORE FOR FOUR

(Excellent golf pun!  We appear to have a new clue word in “fluff”.  Our great friend, ralis95, will have to update his world famous clue word database for this simple word.  All of the jumbles are coming up as new.  Expertly crafted answer letter layout.  Nifty cartoon.  Reminiscent of Caddyshack.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

 

Thursday – October 12, 2017

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Visual Description:  Oh, would I?  Would I?

MURYM  =  RUMMY,  BDNEL  =  BLEND,  POSTYT  =  SPOTTY,  RONOID  =  INDOOR   —   Giving us:  UMBENOTYNOR

Clue/Question:  Thanks to the success of his firewood business, the owner had – – –

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Answer:  MONEY TO BURN

(Great play on the old idiom.  No new clue words.  Three of the jumbles appear to be new, with “murym” having been used before.  Super cryptic answer letter layout!  Definitely not obvious, at all.  Nicely detailed cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

 

Friday – October 13, 2017

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Visual Description:  Like two ships passing . . .

HATSS  =  STASH,  POSUY  =  SOUPY,  DYEEML  =  MEDLEY,  LIAPAM  =  IMPALA   —   Giving us:  SHSEIA

Clue/Question:  They said “Hello” as their boats passed each other on the – – –

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Answer:  HI SEAS

(Hi ho!  No new clue words.  Three new jumbles, with “hatss” having been used before.  Good little answer letter layout.  Great cartoon, with the classic sinking sailboat on the horizon!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

 

Saturday – October 14, 2017

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Visual Description:  Central Perk.

TLATO  =  TOTAL,  PHEDT  =  DEPTH,  RULYXU  =  LUXURY,  GRANJO  =  JARGON   —   Giving us:  OTADTHLURAGON

Clue/Question:  After their coffee grinder broke, business at the coffee shop – – –

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Answer:  GROUND TO A HALT

(Ooh!  Really stinky pun.  No new clue words, but three new jumbles.  We’ve seen “phedt” before.  Once again, in just under a week, we’re seeing the clue word “depth”.  Another awesome answer letter layout.  Nothing obvious about it.  Fun cartoon of a hipster coffee shop.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/17/17

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Visual Description:  When pigs fly!

GEZAL  =  GLAZE,  WATIA  =  AWAIT,  PNDORA  =  PARDON,  DUIEMM  =  MEDIUM   —   Giving us:  GETPNIM

Clue/Question:  To create the painting of the hog, the artist needed just the right – – –

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Answer:  PIGMENT

(Marvelously stinky pun!  And, a great Jumble!  There might not have been any new clue words, but all of the jumbles did come up as new.  I don’t think that any of them were too tough.  I did see the word PANDORA for a few seconds.  It was just a name, but now it’s a product.  Right?  So, maybe it could sneak in as a “word”, if it were only six letters long.  The answer letter layout was swell.  Nothing obvious there.  The cartoon is great.  The hog farmer in his hip waders, and the snoozing piggy made for a very charming cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/16/17

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Visual Description:  The miscommunication.

HISSW  =  SWISH,  SERSD  =  DRESS,  WHERSD  =  SHREWD,  BETOCJ  =  OBJECT   —   Giving us:  SWIDRSSREOEC

Clue/Question:  The confusion between the electricians was a result of them getting their – – –

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Answer:  WIRES CROSSED

(I’m sure that’s probably one of the standard, go to lines for electricians!  Makes for a good pun.  There are no new clue words today.  However, all of the jumbles did come up as new.  I’m thinking that “object” may have been the toughest one to solve.  When I see the letter J, I always want to think of a word that starts with J.  You don’t see the letter J in the middle of a whole lot of words, but so many of them seem to be ending in JECT.  Abject,  deject, eject, inject, object, project, reject, subject.  And, those are only the shorter JECT words.  There are longer ones.  Now that I’m thinking about it, there are also plenty of other words that have Js in them.  I will not continue to bore you with another list of them.  The answer letter layout was a nicely cryptic jumble.  Nothing given away.  Workmanlike effort with the cartoon.  LOL.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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