publication date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Literature

clue: It's fitting that this Canadian writer earned the Robert A. Heinlein Award, since he's been a lifelong fan and even wrote a book based on Heinlein's idea.

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, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff

Eight-Legged Freaks: Do spiders make you squeamish? This theme may not be for you. This week, five goos inspired by arachnids are waiting for you to get trapped in their page on the Web.

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