publication date: Sunday, December 24, 2017 (part of Winter 2018)

category: Advertising

clue: Here's a good mystery: How have generations of parents seen this novelist's face when feeding their children?

explanation: Turner Cook is the famous "Gerber baby." During infancy, a sketch of Turner Cook became used in advertisements for Gerber baby food, and the image remains a staple of their advertising to this day. Turner Cook grew up to be a teacher and mystery novelist. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Erik Bates


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