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Jumble Spoiler – 10/10/14

An enlargeable map of the 92 counties of the S...

An enlargeable map of the 92 counties of the State of Indiana (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  A modern day American legend.

TMAID  =  ADMIT,  SAYET  =  YEAST,  TELUTO  =  OUTLET,  GEMNAT  =  MAGNET   —   Giving us:  DMYESOENE

Clue/Question:  He wanted to start an apple orchard, but to get it going, he needed – – –

Left: sweet cider. Right: apple juice.

Left: sweet cider. Right: apple juice. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  SEED MONEY

English: Drawing of Jonathan Chapman, aka John...

English: Drawing of Jonathan Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Good on many levels.  I don’t think it’s really a pun, as I believe the origins of the phrase is very literal.  None of the clue words were new, but I believe many, if not all, of the jumblings are new.  WordPress changed how the Tags works.  The answer letter layout was well thought out.  It’s a great jumble and it doesn’t give away the answer.  The cartoon has some great subtleties.  The farmer’s business plan has great graphics, with an A is for Apple logo/symbol in the upper left corner of his chart, and the designation that this plot is for Honey Crisps.  The farmer is wearing a Johnny Appleseed style hat, and the banker is working on an Apple-core laptop!  Very amusing.  Be well and do good, friends.  Keep your fingers crossed that this posts successfully.)   —   YUR


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