publication date: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)
clue: There is such a thing as too much joy of painting.
explanation: Ross was a painter and host of TV series The Joy of Painting, known for his implacably happy demeanor. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jim Kraus, and JB Brenner