Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:

3

Very obtuse in ad lib situations, after a faux pas I'm usually very quick to vindicate myself with marvelous bluffs and witty retorts, which do tend to be too crosswordese however, as I'm told.

(by rochi)

2

 

This case was definitely what I needed to vindicate my return to police work and reinstatement as a detective – no bluffing was necessary with such an obvious clue left by the murderer, and since Inspector Lestrade was too obtuse to see that 24D was crosswordese, I quietly stepped away from the crime scene to pull my copy of the daily Times from my knapsack and turned to the daily puzzle section.

(by wordgirl)

1

My rather obtuse college advisor wouldn't accept "crosswordese" as a valid language study choice; so with my bluff called, I felt I had no choice but to swing my combat-boot into his ivy-league yarbles and bolt (I did, however, feel a certain amount of vindication when, at the moment of my foot's satisfying impact with the professor's startled junk, the expletive he blurted out was "Twenty-seven across!").

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 22, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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