VIRRE = RIVER
ZELGA = GLAZE
MYIKPS = SKIMPY
TREEJS = JESTER
THE HOT AIR BALLOONISTS WERE ABLE TO SEE THE SUN COME UP BECAUSE THEY WERE – – –
RRLAESIYSER = EARLY RISERS
Good morning, my friends, and welcome back to another week of Jumble fun! Guest Jumbler week is finally over and we’re reintroduced once again to the cast of Jumble characters that we’ve come to know and love. The clue words were no trouble as is almost expected on a Monday morning warmup puzzle. JESTER would be my pick for the most difficult anagram only because it’s a little more obscure of a word than the rest of the pack.
Moving on to the cartoon, it was wonderful to see Mr. Knurek’s artistry on display after a long week of guest fill-ins. The panel features a hot air ballon with two occupants taking up half of the space with a beautiful sunrise occurring on the remainder. Reading the dialogue and sentence, we learn that the husband and wife team had different ideas when it came to sleeping the night before. The male half states that he was happy that they “woke up when they did” while his better half says that she’s “glad we didn’t go to bed late last night”. As the husband enjoys a hot beverage and fights to keep his eyes open, his wide-eyed wife waits to for the perfect moment to snap a photo (see below).
The letter layout, in my opinion, could have been jumbled better to make it more cryptic. EARLY was practically grouped together and was a snap to find with RISERS taking just a moment longer.
I wish you a marvelous Monday, and I’ll see you tomorrow!