publication date: Saturday, December 4, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: Bananas were this Brazilian bombshell's business.
explanation: Miranda, whose nickname was the Brazilian Bombshell, was known for appearing with a headdress of fruit. She wrote the song "Bananas is My Business" to decry her public image. 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, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Anthony Lewis, Brad Htnck, John Pierpoint, Jeff Ball, Kevin Laudadio, Deirdre DeLay, Tracey Lewis, Cory Melanson, Bob Degal, Sean Price, Jeff Spencer, and Christina Capehart