publication date: Saturday, January 24, 2015 (part of Winter 2015)

category: Literature

clue: This Baltimore native taught generations of Americans how to behave.

explanation: Emily Post was a novelist famous for her best-selling book on etiquette, which continues to be updated by her descendants today. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein


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