publication date: Monday, March 21, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Controversy

clue: Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness. Maybe this Lake Tahoe resident just wants a small smackerel of hunny.

explanation: "Hank the Tank" was a massive black bear that made headlines for ransacking houses on the southern coast of Lake Tahoe in February 2022. The clue quotes fellow bear Winnie the Pooh. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates

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