publication date: Monday, August 26, 2002 (part of Round XVII)

category: Business

clue: The span of his economic control might make you green with envy.

explanation: At the time this goo went online, Greenspan was the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, having the power to set interest rates, among other fiscal policies, making him the most influential person in the American economy. The words "span" and "green" referred to his last name. He was married to journalist Andrea Mitchell. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, Kelly Stokes, Edward Tegge, Andy Hubbartt, and Chris Mead

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Chris Mead.

trivia: No players guessed Mr. Peanut.


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