SNPAY = PANSY
COPOH = POOCH
WLYLID = WILDLY
ROAMLN = NORMAL
SHE WANTED TO BORROW THE SCISSORS, BUT HER SISTER WAS BEING —
PSPIYN = SNIPPY
Good Saturday morning everyone! I trust your weekend is off to a great start, so let’s jump right into the puzzle and see what we have today.
A second glance of PANSY was all that was required to breeze through the clue words and it was off to the cartoon in a flash. The setting for this piece is a family room where a heated discussion is occurring between two sisters. Reading the dialogue, the younger sister is asking to borrow the scissors while the older one is less than willing to oblige. If the younger sister added “please” within her request, it would have made the reply even nastier! The fracas causes mom to peek out from the kitchen in attempt to mediate the situation. She literally tells her daughter to “CUT OUT the attitude” as the girl is making cut out butterflies while sitting on the floor. Jeff did an outstanding job blending the dialogue into his cartoon and I can’t help but wonder if this was a tiny glimpse inside the Knurek household just a decade or so ago. The 6-letter solve came instantly with no pen or paper required for the finish. Have a great rest of your Saturday and I’ll see you tomorrow! ✂️