publication date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 (part of Fall 2013)

category: Music

clue: Kurt Cobain's suicide temporarily threw a monkey wrench into this drummer-guitarist-singer's alternative rock career.

explanation: Grohl, of the bands Nirvana and Foo Fighters, scored a hit with "Monkey Wrench." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Elaine Beckland

Tool Time: Dig deep into your tool chest and see if you can find something to hammer out a correct answer to these five wrenching goos. Each of them was inspired by a different hand-operated tool.

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