publication date: Thursday, January 12, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: Like a knight on a crusade, if you're searching for this goo's identity, don't get rooked into thinking he's a king goo.
explanation: Fischer was a champion chess player, referenced by the words "king," "knight," and "rooked" in the clue. The phrase "searching for" was a reference to the film "Searching for Bobby Fischer." more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Joanna Woods, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, John Julitz, and James Miller