publication date: Monday, June 15, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Crime

clue: This Boston mob boss and murderer couldn't outrun justice forever, any more than he could outrun the many ghosts he made, all of them as pale as he is.

explanation: Bulger was a mobster and murderer who fled justice in 1994 and wasn't captured until 2011. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff


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