This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.

publication date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 (part of Summer 2018)

category: Literature

clue: He took us on a journey through 120 years of family history, but not once was Krypton ever mentioned.

explanation: John Jakes gained widespread popularity with "The Kent Family Chronicles" series, following the Kent family from 1770 to 1890. Krypton is a reference to Clark Kent, aka, Superman. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: no one!


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