publication date: Sunday, July 27, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Exploration

clue: Lima bears the legacy of this lopsided victor.

explanation: Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador who won military victories against the Inca despite their lopsided numbers advantage. He founded the city of Lima, which bears several statues and tributes to him. more…

difficulty: hard

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


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