publication date: Friday, July 5, 2013 (part of Summer 2013)

category: Literature

clue: In a shocking twist ending, this goo is both an American short-story author and a candy bar made of peanuts, caramel, fudge, and chocolate.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Steve Dunn, Lori Lancaster, and Jason Lemler

Candy Land: This might be the sweetest theme in goo game history. You don't have to have a sweet tooth to solve these ten goos who share their names with famous types and brands of candy, but it would sure help.

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