publication date: Monday, November 2, 1998 (part of Round II)

category: Literature

clue: A shining example of a stand in misery. Who's the king?

explanation: The Shining, The Stand, and Misery are among King's ultra-best-selling novels. more…

solved by: Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, Jason Peter Fedorow, Erik Nelson, and Chris Prete

trivia: This was the second "king" goo, following Don King (0008).


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