publication date: Friday, July 1, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Sports

clue: As long as she remains a political bargaining chip with America during the ongoing war, the (real or manufactured) case against her will be a slam dunk.

explanation: Griner is a top WNBA player detained in Russia in February 2022 at the start of the war with Ukraine. Media speculation surrounds whether or not she had drugs in luggage or whether they were planted in order to detain a high-profile American athlete at a critical time. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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