publication date: Saturday, September 29, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Crime

clue: This gangster ordered executions, ran rackets and bootlegged liquor during the Prohibition, but it was income tax evasion that finally put him behind bars.

explanation: Capone was a mafia kingpin in Chicago as described. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Kelly Hardie, Jason Evans, Sam Boyarsky, and Jacob Martin

trivia: This goo was originally intended for Chicago Week, but Scott decided not to use it at the time.


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