publication date: Thursday, August 19, 1999 (part of Round V)

category: Advertising

clue: That lady with the red spoon cooks in a crock-pot.

explanation: Betty Crocker was a fictional chef who served as a mascot for a line of boxed food. The well-known logo of the line of food products was the name "Betty Crocker" written in white letters on top of the head of a red spoon. The word "crock-pot" plays with Crocker's last name, and the clue references the fact that she is a cook. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Kelly Hardie, and Jason Peter Fedorow

trivia: The image used is the "revised" image of the fictional Betty Crocker. She was redesigned in the mid-nineties to look more professional and less domestic


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