Gambit
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Story Information:
First Composed: 1962
First Published: 1962
Location: New York City
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Victim #1: Paul Jerin (at NYC Gambit Club)
Murderer: Victor Avery
Motive: Frame Matthew Blount so Avery could marry Blount's wife
Weapon: Arsenic trioxide in hot chocolate
Client: Sarah Blount
Fee: $22,000 retainer

Victim #2: Daniel Kalmus (at NYC home)
Murderer: Victor Avery
Motive: Suspected Avery of murder
Weapon: Metal ashtray (to head); strangled with cord
Client: None
Fee: None

Story Synopsis:
      Nero Wolfe accepts the job of clearing a man arrested for murder, once again bringing him in conflict with Inspector Cramer's homicide crew. The pretty client boards with the fat detective. Archie Goodwin scuffles with a suspect during the lively investigation that eventually causes the culprit to commit suicide.
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