publication date: Saturday, July 10, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Business

clue: He's not the eponymous Mike, but he did take over a struggling sandwich restaurant as a teenager and turn it into a 2000-location franchise.

explanation: Cancro started working for Mike's Sandwiches at 14 and bought the failing business at 17, eventually franchising it around the country as Jersey Mike's. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart

Thirteen Colonies Week: Have some apple pie, watch some fireworks, and celebrate America's birthday with these seven goos inspired by the names of the original colonies, but beware that several of them deceptively refer to other states entirely.

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