publication date: Monday, September 3, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Art

clue: He has signed his many works in cities around the world, but nobody knows his real name, least of all the police.

explanation: Banksy was a popular anonymous graffiti artist who had created works internationally. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, and Jason Evans

trivia: The gooed image was distorted to resemble graffiti, using Scott Hardie's initials.


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