publication date: Monday, September 10, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Education

clue: Bill Withers song, chained doorways, Morgan Freeman

explanation: Clark was the subject of Lean on Me. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: Clark was a school principal known for carrying around a baseball bat. Scott was tempted to write a different clue: "His cafeteria's lunch schedule: Peanut butter jelly, peanut butter jelly, peanut butter jelly with a baseball bat."

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