publication date: Monday, January 19, 2015 (part of Winter 2015)

category: Literature

clue: While serving on Her Majesty's secret service, he found inspiration for his most famous character, a spy who faced off against Dr. No, the man with the golden gun, and Goldfinger.

explanation: Fleming was an intelligence agent who based his hero James Bond in part on his own experiences. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, and Mike Rothstein


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