publication date: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 (part of Round XLIV)

category: Government

clue: Massachusetts minister and signature synonym

explanation: Hancock was the first and third governor of Massachusetts. His oversized signature on the Declaration of Independence has made his name synonymous with "signature." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Ryan Dunn, Elaine Beckland, and Melissa Anderson

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