This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty, made minor changes to the clue, and made minor changes to the explanation provided by Chris.

publication date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Literature

clue: This author would never try to steal any ideas unless the award was getting into the Guinness Book of World Records for having a book in New York Times Bestseller List for 381 consecutive weeks.

explanation: Steel was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having a book on the New York Times Bestseller List for the most consecutive weeks of any author, 381 consecutive weeks at that time. She wrote the book The Award. Steal is a play on her last name. more…

intended difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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