WONNK = KNOWN
RWODL = WORLD
CAAUBS = ABACUS
CITKEP = PICKET
WITH THE DOGS GETTING ALONG SO WELL TOGETHER, GOING FOR A STROLL WAS A – – –
KN WRL AA PIK = WALK IN THE PARK
Happy Monday Jumble friends! The answer to the cartoon pretty much sums up my feelings about today’s puzzle. It wasn’t a total gimme, but it was dang close! If you had any trouble working the words my calculation is that you took issue with ABACUS. I actually had no problem with it and saw it immediately. It was our most recently used word but in all fairness it has given me delay in the past. All of the solved words were repeats but WONNK has been used before.
Our cartoon had a cast of 5 Jumble characters and a city park was used as the setting. The two women talking about the dogs served as the primary focus of the panel while the remaining three played supporting roles. It’s not clear if our duo of dog walkers are performing a service or simply trudging about with their personal pooches. Either way the pups are being on their best behavior and they’re making the chore of exercising them seem effortless.
The women appear to be wearing the same exact clothing but Jeff altered the necklines of their shirts ever so slightly to provide some individuality. And you couldn’t miss the NY Yankees hat being worn by the woman on the right which makes me believe the setting is probably New York’s Central Park. I really enjoyed the tall buildings in the background and they truly gave the drawing a sense of height and dimension. Jeff could have easily left the space blank but the 4 buildings really made the whole park piece pop!
The final solve was an anagram consisting of 10-letters. The cartoon sentence coupled with the beautifully rendered park drawing made the answer an instant solve. Since the answer flowed so freely I almost forgot to mention that David gave us THE as an additional clue.
Speaking of Mr. Hoyt, he graciously posted a video greeting for us in yesterday’s comments. He revealed an interesting nugget of information about his upcoming puzzles so make sure you watch to know what to look for! Have a magical Monday, and I’ll see you right back here tomorrow.