publication date: Friday, June 3, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)
clue: He founded the Mongol Empire, conquered most of central Asia, and executed some guy by pouring molten silver and gold on his face.
explanation: The clue was a play on the previous goo of Inalchuq, who was executed by Khan in the manner described. Incorrect guesses for that goo included Genghis Khan, inspiring this goo. more…
intended difficulty: easy
do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, and Matthew Preston