publication date: Monday, May 10, 2021 (part of Spring 2021)

category: Crime

clue: Guests were happy to check into this con-man's Chicago hotel, but the check-out process was murder.

explanation: Holmes operated an infamous "murder castle" in Chicago in the 1890s, killing his guests via elaborate traps built into his hotel. more…

difficulty: medium

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Eberhart

trivia: This goo is a do-over for the goo of George Gill Green.


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