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:


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)



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)


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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