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Jumble Spoiler – 03/20/19

Visual Description:  “In our Italian restaurant.”

PNYPI  =  NIPPY,  TNOEK  =  TOKEN,  SALYGS  =  GLASSY,  CAPEAL  =  PALACE   —   Giving us:  NPTNASYPAE

Clue/Question:  When the restaurant charged one cent for its noodle dish, customers enjoyed the – – –

Answer:  PENNY PASTA

(“A bottle of white, a bottle of red.  Perhaps a bottle of rosé instead.”  This cannot possibly be a stinky pun, unless you’re one of those freaks who has a problem with garlic . . . the fruit of the gods!  The only thing semi-stinky about this Jumble is in the clue/question.  Noodle dish???  Ugh!  I guess there’s really no other way to describe pasta, unless you go with a very specific pasta.  And, that would probably just confuse the issue.

All of today’s clue words are the comfort food of clue words.  I don’t think anyone struggled too much in solving them.  However, all of the jumbles did come up as new.  The answer letter layout was a tasty jumble.  There was nothing obvious about it.  I think it was a combination of “noodle dish” in the clue/question, and the quotation marks in the answer slots that made solving it a pizza cake!

Cute Italian restaurant cartoon.  I really liked the checkered table cloth, and the glasses of *Dego red*Ay, oh!  Don’t worry folks, my name ends in a vowel, so my paisans made me an honorary Italian!  So, fuhgeddaboudit!  Maybe they’re drinking Corvo.  That’s a nice modestly priced Italian wine.  I was trying to find Robert Iler’s famous line from “The Sopranos”, when Grandma Livia suffers a stroke.  It was something along the lines of *Now, who’s going to make the ffff-ing macaronis?*  The kid was all heart!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Happy Vernal Equinox!   —   YUR

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