This celebrity goo was created by player Mike Eberhart.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Mike, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Friday, February 23, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)

category: Inventions

clue: Uif botxfs up uijt hpp qbufoufe b nfdibojdbm djqifs nbdijof, lopxo bt uif fojhnb.

explanation: The clue, when decoded, says: "The answer to this goo patented a mechanical cipher machine, known as the Enigma." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, and Joy Dunn

trivia: This goo request from Mike Eberhart was published on the same day as Mike's induction to the Hall of Fame.


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