publication date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Art

clue: Patriotism, numerology, and kleptomania are all part of this South Carolinian artist's claim to fame.

explanation: Johns was an artist known for his works such as Flag, Three Flags, and Numbers. He played a kleptomaniac version of himself in a bizarre guest appearance on The Simpsons. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Walter Chesser, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson


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