Posts Tagged 'puz'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/30/10

If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.”   — Howard Aiken

(Kinda like with health care reform, or Wall St./banking reform, etc., etc.  But, the idea of going to war because some grainy, Cuban Missile Crisis quality recon photos show something that might possibly – if you have a very vivid imagination – be a WMD facility . . . well then, beyond all means lets swallow that!) —   YUR

(Delayed) Jumble Spoiler – 03/12/10

Visual Description:  Very unhappy airline customer.

LEVAT  =  VALET,  MICER  =  CRIME,  GALLOB  =  GLOBAL,  RENACK  =  CANKER   —   Giving us:  ATRIGONE

Clue/Question:  What the passenger flew when his flight was canceled.

Answer:  INTO A RAGE

(Not bad!  Good way to end a tough week.) —   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 09/20/09

Visual Description:  A judge giving out a sing-song sentence.

CLITIA  =  ITALIC,  SPOGLE  =  GOSPEL,  JOUFLY  =  JOYFUL,  TEPLES  =  PESTLE,  TASTEE  =  ESTATE,  DUCINE  =  INDUCE   —   Giving us:  ITCOEJUPESTIC

Clue/Question:  When the burglar was found guilty, the judge gave him . . .

Answer:   POETIC JUSTICE

(Once again, if they had only changed the order of some of the clue jumble-words the jumble-answer letters would not have been quite as obvious.  These newer guys just do not pay enough attention to the finer points of the jumble.) —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 07/23/09

Visual Description:  Inspired runner,  busy at the keyboard.

NEFIT  =  FEINT,  NIROY  =  IRONY,  AKCEPT  =  PACKET,  WHARTT  =  THWART   —   Giving us:  ETIRACKTWR

Clue/Question:  When the runner decided to become a novelist, he was on . . .

Answer:  THE  “WRITETRACK

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/10/09

If one hears bad music, it is one’s duty to drown it in conversation.”   — Oscar Wilde

(This was just Oscar’s lame response to being shushed at a concert.)YUR


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