Jumble Answers for 12/12/2020








12 thoughts on “Jumble Answers for 12/12/2020

  1. Good Morning, Everyone. 🗂 IT’S WITHSTOOD THE TEST OF TIME…🗂

    🎶 I only know what I know…The passing years will show, you’ve kept my love so young, so new…And TIME after TIME, you’ll hear me say that I’m so lucky to be loving you…🎶 “Time After Time” – Frank Sinatra. 1947 https://tinyurl.com/y65dbdgo

    🗂 Today we see Time Magazine, a stalwart in its field,
    First issue wasn’t DIMLY met, for good sales did it yield
    Time covered different stories, from IODINE to law,
    It had a crisp new FLAVOR…no reader did it bore…
    And people from the newsstands did PLUCK one up each week
    The rest is now all history, for Time went on to peak…
    And 97 years have flown, while Time we still can see
    It being read religiously besides PERIODICALLY! 🗂

    Time Magazine https://tinyurl.com/88yrx68, the first weekly news magazine in the United States, may very well be the most noted Periodical of all Time…no pun intended. It’s been around now for just shy of 98 years…and that’s a lot magazines. And even though it was forced to cut its circulation a few years back, the bane of all printed media, it’s still one of the most popular magazines around….

    Today’s words bring us nothing new to read as far as they go, but we seem to be graced with four new anagrams. And it was only Iodine that caused a little pause for the Early Birds…ironic though, since it was just part of Sunday’s puzzle…And as for our solve? The man seated…(is he Henry)??? His dialogue? “Working on next week’s”? Print it, it’s a wrap! New issues of Time were printed PERIODICALLY!

    So, today we find ourselves in the offices of Time Magazine. The year…1923. The place…NYC. We see who I’d think to be the two co-publishers, Henry Luce, and Briton Hadden, but since they both were only 25 at the time…Hmm, I wonder. Anyway, the two men are discussing the initial success of the magazine. And what’s not to love? Fresh, concise, innovative, TIMEly…it’s just what the people wanted. And as the story goes…A Star Is Born! And you’ll never guess what I found flipping through some websites…The very first issue! March 3rd, 1923. Volume 1- No. 1, Fifteen Cents, featuring Joseph Cannon, a Republican politician from Illinois…Here:.take a look… https://tinyurl.com/y69xrzm6. Cover to cover…(And note how it’s signature red border hadn’t been introduced yet. That debuted in 1927). Now how amazing is this? Trust me, if you have the TIME, enlarge the pages and flip through it. It’s a fantastic capsule of life back then…It’s literally a TIME Capsule!

    So, There you have it, Folks…Done. Have a good one…Be well, stay safe…and make TIME for someone special today…you’ll be glad you did. 🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

    (PS: Coincidentally, Time has just announced its choices for this year’s honorees. https://tinyurl.com/yxoazy4v. What a TIMEly puzzle)!

  2. 🐓 PERIODICALLY he’d visit his Uncle’s farm, where he enjoyed the country FLAVOR, but he’d draw the line when asked to PLUCK a chicken…since there was still a DIMLY-held memory of being scratched…and the subsequent use of IODINE…🐓

    🎸 He heard the sounds of guitar strings, a little boy did PLUCK,
    The song did have some FLAVOR, so he threw the kid a buck…
    He sat under the awning, his parents sat nearby
    They waited with some others, as they all tried to stay dry
    The kid’s knee showed a scrape or two, DIMLY some IODINE
    It brought a wave of memories of playing in sunshine
    For as a country kid he bore his share, chronically
    Of scrapes and scratches iodined PERIODICALLY…🎸

  3. Good morning. No problems with the words but it did take a period of time to get the cartoon answer. Therefore it was my choice for hardest word. Loved your song choice and all the information you gave. Until tomorrow stay well and stay safe.

    • Good Morning, Brooklyn. Tk you…we can never go wrong with Frank, right? And I like your “period of time”👏🏻👏🏻Nice! Have a good one, Paul. Be well and stay safe out there…🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

  4. Hi all – An easy Monday-type puzzle. Got the words, thought “chronologically” for a second, but then realized it was a “periodical” which gave the answer.

    The only magazine I remember my family getting was LIFE – for the pretty pictures, I guess. Got our news from the newspapers, radio and Huntley-Brinkley on the new-fangled TV.

    Good wishes to everyone.

    Thanks for the LUCE-id history of the magazine and that great website with the cover, Angela. “TIME capsule” made me smile also.

    • Hey Steve…LUCE-id! LOL! 👏🏻👏🏻And that website? Unreal, right? I’m still reading through it…It’s amazing, the things you can find online…Have a good one, Steve. Be well and stay safe out there. 🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

  5. No problems today. Solution took a little longer but not much…… I once was Time’s Man of the Year—bought a novelty cover which put my face front and center!

    • Man of the Year! You’re a trip, Mig! Have a good one and stay safe out there…🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

  6. Anagrams came easily,but too many letters for me to get the cartoon solution .I was thinking timely might be part of the answer,but even though Time is a periodical,it didn’t come to me as a solution.

    • Hi Professor…It is a rather imposing amount of letters…but I think it either hit you right away or not…But there’s always tomorrow, right? Enjoy your day, Prof. Be well and stay safe out there…🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

  7. I’m with Chuck this morning. No problem with the anagrams but the cartoon answer eluded me. I knew it would end in “illy” or “ally” but just couldn’t arrive at periodically. It was a good mental workout nonetheless. Hope all of you have a good Saturday.

    • Hi Betty. PERIODICALLY these things happen! 😉 Hope you’re enjoying your day. Be well and stay safe out there…🗂🙋🏻‍♀️

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