This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Crime

clue: This canary could sing but couldn't fly.

explanation: Abe Reles turned state's evidence that led to the convictions and executions of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and other members of "Murder, Inc." He "fell" to his death from a hotel window while under police protection on the day he was scheduled to testify against mob kingpin Albert Anastasia. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart

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