publication date: Thursday, September 27, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)
clue: His big donations to Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney represent lines drawn in the sands.
explanation: Adelson made his fortune by buying the Sands and other resorts in Las Vegas. He became widely known in 2012 for his donations to Republican campaigns. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Sarah Kyle