publication date: Thursday, August 4, 2011 (part of Summer 2011)

category: Literature

clue: French author known for his brevity, in language and in form

explanation: de Maupassant, known for sparse words in his prose, created the modern short story form. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Elaine Beckland

Five Guys: Unrelated to the founders of the Five Guys burger franchise, these other five "guys" all have the most generic of masculine names. If you can recognize all five, treat yourself to a cheeseburger.

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