publication date: Saturday, November 21, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)

category: Royalty

clue: After his death marked the birth of New Spain and later Mexico. a common joke held that his vengeance lurked in the water.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk

trivia: This goo originally appeared in GooCon: Siesta Key in 2008 with a different clue.


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