publication date: Friday, December 17, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: On a hill in New Hampshire in 1961, this man and his wife came face to face with Zeta Reticulans.
explanation: Barney and Betty Hill claimed to have encountered a UFO in New Hampshire in 1961. Their description of the brief abduction, the details of which were disclosed under hypnosis, formed the basis for abduction mythology for generations to come. Their abductors were said by many to have come from the Zeta Reticuli star system, though the Hills did not support this hypothesis. The word "hill" in the clue is a play on their last name. more…
solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Phyllis Persun, Jesse Vengrove, Brad Htnck, John Pierpoint, Angela Lathem-Ballard, Jeff Ball, Kevin Laudadio, Jack Johnson, and Chris Kiraly
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