publication date: Monday, May 2, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Theater

clue: It only takes a minute to shoot your lyricist.

explanation: Webber was a composer of popular stage musicals. His lyricist was Tim Rice. The clue plays on the phrase "minute rice." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, and E. M.

trivia: The clue is phrased like the similar clues for Anne Rice (0016), Condoleezza Rice (0275), and especially Jim Gilchrist (0512). Scott had hoped that a few players would guess Tim Rice instead of Webber, but phrased the clue "your lyricist" instead of "a lyricist" as a hint.


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