publication date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Government

clue: This defensive cabinet member has the firepower to turn America's enemies to ashes.

explanation: Ash Carter was the Secretary of Defense when this goo was published. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Mike Rothstein


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