“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” — Stanley Horowitz
(Dead? Alive? I could find no real bio on the guy, except that it looks like he came from an Australian publishing family. Wikipedia drops the second O in his name. If he is still alive it looks like he’d be 95 or 96 years old. It’s a great quote though. Someone in his family should put out a bio on him! Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
Visual Description: Classic re-run . . . on a bun.
ARRLU = RURAL, YONAN = ANNOY, LERYME = MERELY, MMOOCN = COMMON — Giving us: RLANLOO
Clue/Question: After putting sesame seeds on hamburger buns, his business was – – –
Answer: ON A ROLL
(Probably not this specific scenario, but this pun has been around for a while! No new clue words, but three of the jumbles came up as new. We have seen “yonan” – the Philly Barbarian? – before. The answer letter layout was swell, for being seven letters long. Nice old timey cartoon. Looks like the 1890s/turn of the century. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
Visual Description: North Tarrytown throwdown!
GIRTE = TIGER, RODBO = BROOD, TANGEM = MAGNET, NAGHEC = CHANGE — Giving us: TIEOODMANCHAG
Clue/Question: The battle between Sleepy Hollow’s horsemen was – – –
Answer: COMING TO A HEAD
(Fairly challenging Jumble answer! All the clue words were pretty simple, old reliables. But, at least all the jumbles were new. I thought the answer letter layout was a marvelous jumble. I didn’t find anything about it to be obvious, what-so-ever! The cartoon was great. Although, I was stuck with the reduced size version. Besides the jack-o-lanterns doing a head-to-head, also the horses are doing a head-to-head! Excellent! Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” — Shira Tamir
(Ahh! A kindred spirit! Also, she appears to be a regular person! Which means maybe – someday – they will use something yer uncle has said for a Cryptoquote! It is within the realm of possibilities! Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
Visual Description: The extended Labor Day mattress sale!
VAWEE = WEAVE, MERFA = FRAME, CREMIT = METRIC, CINTEF = INFECT — Giving us: EAVFRAMIIFT
Clue/Question: When asked if they had mattresses that weren’t so soft, the salesman said – – –
(No new clue words today, but three of the jumbles came up as new. We’ve seen “merfa” before. It always takes me a couple seconds to see “metric”. I blame Reagan! The answer letter layout was nicely cryptic. Nothing given away. The cartoon conveys the story very well. Happy Autumn, everybody! Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples; the other turns them to cider.” — Jane Hirshfield
(My favorite season! And, apparently this little girl’s too. Bring on the moderately warm sunny days, and the cool cool nights. And, the rustle – and great smell – of dry fallen leaves! Welcome, autumn! Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
“Cars and cameras are the two things I let myself be materialistic about. I don’t care about other stuff.” — Louis C.K.
(I love Louis C.K., but I don’t really see the point of this “quote”. Maybe tomorrow they’ll tell us what Amy Schumer had for lunch! I guess it’s a zero profundity day. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR