publication date: Monday, August 12, 2013 (part of Summer 2013)

category: Controversy

clue: Don't shed any false tears for this madman who may or may not have deserved his cinematic fame.

explanation: Ansell was a hunter who survived seven weeks in the Australian wild with no supplies or help, inspiring the film Crocodile Dundee (false tears are also known as crocodile tears). His story was widely doubted and he eventually suffered insanity. more…

solved by: no one!

Summer 2013 Tournament: It's good to be the last one left. In this tournament, players will pair off to see which can solve each day's extra-hard goo faster. When the slower players run out of extra chances, the sole remaining player will be our summer champion.

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