This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty provided by Steve.

publication date: Sunday, September 15, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Mysteries

clue: This sea captain could have bought a hardware store but Italy apparently needed those 1700 barrels of alcohol.

explanation: Benjamin Briggs was the captain of the ghost ship Mary Celeste. The ship was discovered unmanned and drifting in the Atlantic Ocean. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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