This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty and made major changes to the explanation provided by Steve.

publication date: Sunday, May 28, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Crime

clue: Mercury poisoning perhaps made this Union soldier and avenger mad as a hatter.

explanation: Insane hatmaker Boston Corbett shot and killed John Wilkes Booth 12 days after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Aaron Shurtleff, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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