publication date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 (part of Summer 2011)

category: Literature

clue: dysfunctional families are the root of psychological trauma, especially involving basketballs in faces and tigers in cages

explanation: Conroy was the author of The Great Santini (about a father who goads his son with a basketball) and The Prince of Tides (about a family with a pet tiger). more…

solved by: Steve West, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Ryan Dunn

Summer 2011 Tournament: There can be only one! Many players have entered the tournament, but they'll be paired off in brackets until only one remains in the end to win the season. These goos are a little harder than usual, but they're still playable by all.

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