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Jumble Spoiler – 01/20/20

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Visual Description:  America’s Least Wanted.

XONTI  =  TOXIN,  GALEE  =  EAGLE,  DMTOEH  =  METHOD,  SRYUTT  =  TRUSTY   —   Giving us:  TONEAEMETRUS

Clue/Question:  When the politician was arrested for corruption, his supporters – – –

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Answer:  RAN OUT OF ESTEEM

(Ooh!  A slightly different kind of pun!  But, it certainly works.  Politics is a cut throat business.  And, the media only seems to make things worse, more times than not.  They love dirt, because dirt means ratings.  They’re less concerned with “I get ya”, and more concerned with “Gotcha!”

No new clue words today.  Two of the jumbles appear to be new, with “xonti” and “galee” having definitely been used before.  I thought “dmtoeh” was an excellent jumble.  It took me a few looks before seeing the “method”.  The answer letter layout was nicely cryptic twelve letter jumble.  It was the spacing of the final answer slots that set me on RAN OUT.  The EEMETS gave me ESTEEM.

Fine cartoon of a disappointed campaign headquarters.  The staffers and volunteers look sufficiently upset.  Getting arrested is definitely a real reason for news though.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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