publication date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (part of Winter 2014)

category: Military

clue: This Greek king took a Risk by invading lands as far east as India, but he never lost a battle.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

The Game Masters: These ten famous people, all significant figures in their fields, would be instant experts if they applied their skills to ordinary games. The first week features five celebrities who would dominate at classic board games, and the second week switches to classic video games.

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