Posts Tagged 'lihyl'

Jumble Spoiler – 01/07/16

Logic that Arabs used to create the numbers

Logic that Arabs used to create the numbers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  The gift of Arabic Numerals!

LIHYL  =  HILLY,  RUCYR  =  CURRY,  AMDTEN  =  TANDEM,  GAULEE  =  LEAGUE   —   Giving us:  HICRTDEEGE

Clue/Question:  The number that equals four plus four didn’t exit until it was – – –

Suzhou numbers

Suzhou numbers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  CREEIGHTED

(Maybe this Jumble was inspired by The H8ful Eight (The Hateful Eight) advertisements!  Maybe not.  It works as a stinky pun, anyway.  We do have a new clue word today, in “league”.  It can now be added to the world famous ralis95 clue word database!  All the jumbles came up as new today too.  The word “hilly” is another word that spells out alphabetically.  The answer letter layout was a swell jumble.  If the cartoon, its dialog, and the clue/question weren’t so leading, this answer letter layout would have been tough to un-jumble.  The cartoon was an enjoyable historical peek at ancient history.  Lots of fun.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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