publication date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)
clue: During the Prohibition, this top cop in Chicago couldn't be touched.
explanation: Ness led a famous law enforcement group called the Untouchables. more…
intended difficulty: medium
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk
trivia: This goo originally appeared in GooCon: Siesta Key in 2008 with a different clue. Scott ran it again in the online game without stopping to consider that the source image depicted actor Robert Stack playing Ness in a promotional photo for a television show. When players guessed Stack, Scott added a new case to the Advanced Rules, that disallowed guesses for the actor when the correct answer was the historical figure.