This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Hoaxes

clue: He sailed around the world, never leaving the Atlantic Ocean.

explanation: Crowhurst competed in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. He abandoned the race but kept reporting false positions, in an attempt to appear to complete a circumnavigation without actually circling the world. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Scott Hardie

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