This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the explanation provided by Steve.

publication date: Friday, December 11, 2020 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Crime

clue: Although this rancher did not commit the crime, his home was where the infamously squeaky plot was hatched.

explanation: George Spahn owned the ranch outside Los Angeles where Charles Manson and his "family," including Squeaky Fromme, resided prior to the Tate-LaBianca murders. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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