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the Earl of Whirl

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today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« on: December 26, 2011, 02:00:14 PM »

Thought you might enjoy the jumble in today's paper...

SOIPE

RHILW

VEERBA

DGSOTY

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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2011, 11:34:27 PM »

I can see the poise with rev toys of the Earl of Whirl ;D

 . . . but I am left with a few extra letters. Anyway, I always end up with extra screws when I put something back together  ;D
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2011, 11:56:54 PM »

Poise, whirl, beaver, stodgy..........hmmmm..............Whirling piosed stodgy beaver.............. ???
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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2011, 09:02:23 AM »

Very good!  Kudos to both of you.  I got busy and wasn't able to get back with the key letters and the final answer.  Of course, the second word was the reason I posted it.

Take the I and E from poise, the I from whirl, the V and E from beaver and the T and D from stodgy for the final answer..........that is I E I V E T D.  And the clue is "The Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees on 12-26-1919.  The problem was that he later -------.  The picture shows Babe after a big hit saying "I love coming back to Boston".
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2011, 04:44:04 PM »

Earl, aren't you holding back a letter from the final solution????  I struggled with this until I cheated and peeked at the solution in today paper. 
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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2011, 05:56:57 PM »

Earl, aren't you holding back a letter from the final solution????  I struggled with this until I cheated and peeked at the solution in today paper.
  >:( The Earl is a bad boy!
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2011, 06:26:25 PM »

bad earl + bad boy + mixed up letter = coal for next Christmas too!

Yes, I see where I made the mistake.  There should not be two E's.  One of them was supposed to be an S.

So, the final answer should have the following letters in it........ I S I V E T D

This is what Babe Ruth did to Boston for years while he was a Yankee.  By the way, did anyone notice that this answer was a "day in sports history" bit of trivia.  He was traded the day after Christmas and this jumble was on the day after Christmas. 

Can you tell that I'm really having fun with special days in top history?  lincolnrick and ta0, when did you first throw a top?  Or when did you learn a new trick or make up a new one or something special like that?
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2019, 03:42:51 PM »

Years later, and we have another jumble with the Earl's descriptive name in it.  If anyone is bored, the jumble for today is OPRGU, WLIHR, PXOEES and NTAEEG.  The final letters look to be GRWESGA.  I hope I have all the letters this time.  The clue is a picture of a cool looking dog walking and it says "when the dog moved his tail back and forth while walking, they commented on his.......
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2019, 12:33:09 AM »

I guess 4 scrambled words are: Group, Whirl, Expose and Negate.
I haven't figured out the final word and I'm going to bed.
But, I finally solved the 2011 puzzle: VISITED  ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2019, 09:32:15 PM »

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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2019, 11:51:44 PM »

Ha ha.  Very good.
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2019, 12:09:00 AM »

Got SWAGGER!

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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2019, 02:25:08 PM »

On a roll with this jumble stuff.  Now it gives even more press to my online name.  It seems like this puzzle is not too hard.....

D A G E L (use first, third and fifth letter in the answer)
T I L V A (use first, third and fifth letter in the answer)
T H I S C W (use second, third and sixth letter in the answer)
P A M I R I (use first, fifth and sixth letter in the answer)

The new washing machine had just arrived and they were ready to
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Re: today's jumble - the earl is pleased!
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2019, 08:50:54 PM »

glade
vital
switch
impair

give it a whirl
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« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2019, 10:34:33 PM »

Thanks Renee.  Yes, let's give it a whirl!!!
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