Many a Mormon

Many a Mormon - UTAHN
Many a Mormon

As a detective, my first thought when I come across the clue “Many a Mormon” is to focus on the word “Mormon.” I know that Mormons are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and that they are centered in Utah. This leads me to consider that the answer to the clue may have something to do with Utah. I also note that the clue uses the word “many,” suggesting that the answer is not just one person, but a group or category.

Next, I consider the length of the answer. The clue seems to be looking for a specific word, rather than a phrase or multi-word answer, so I need to think of a single word that fits the context of the clue. I start to mentally sift through words associated with Utah and which could fit this context. Suddenly, the word ‘UTAHN’ pops into my head. Could it be the answer? It seemed to fit perfectly with both the context and the length of the answer.

After some confirmation with a quick search, I realized that the word ‘UTAHN’ is, indeed, a well-known term for someone who is from Utah, and it satisfies the clue perfectly. It was a great moment of achievement for me as a detective, and I couldn’t help but feel proud of myself for successfully solving yet another challenging mystery.