publication date: Thursday, June 19, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Aviation

clue: He got lost, possibly because he had drawn a map with a line between France and Argentina.

explanation: Mermoz was a French aviation pioneer who established a permanent mail delivery route to South America, connecting the continent to the rest of the world. He was lost at sea in 1936. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein


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