publication date: Monday, August 22, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Literature

clue: This English author remains beloved for his writings about a girl who drank a shrinking potion, a grinning and disappearing cat, an insane tea-drinking hatter, a decapitation-obsessed crimson queen, and a nonsensical dragon made of gibberish.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Jesse King


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