publication date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Medicine

clue: He was a physician, a philosopher, a teacher, a composer, and a humanitarian, but he never did learn to pilot the Mars Rover.

explanation: Schweitzer was a renowned humanitarian who practiced medicine in undeveloped Africa, as well as being known for his theology and musical works. The clue referred to the goo of Dennis Miller, who mentioned the absurd concept of Schweitzer (who died in 1965) piloting the Mars Rover. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Ryan Dunn, and Jason Lemler


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