publication date: Sunday, October 22, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Crime

clue: This lunatic killer almost belongs in the Family category.

explanation: Manson was a serial killer and generally considered crazy. He was most famous for leading "The Family," a homicidal cult in the late 1960s. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, and Aaron Weiss


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