publication date: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 (part of Round XI)

category: Mysteries

clue: Sorry, this goo crashed with only 7,000 bytes left in the upload.

explanation: Earhart was attempting to be the first female pilot ("aviatrix") to circumnavigate the earth when she crashed under mysterious circumstances, only seven thousand miles from her final destination. The fictional fact stated in the clue pokes fun at her famous crash. The image was gooed to look as though there really was an uploading error, albeit a fairly clean one. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, and Anna Gregoline

trivia: This goo belonged to a rare tradition in the game, goos in which the way the image was gooed was a clue by itself.


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