This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie replaced the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue, and made minor changes to the explanation provided by Chris.

publication date: Sunday, December 27, 2020 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Television

clue: This cartoonist lived on Sesame Street and played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. It put a big spin on things when he wrote the book The Wisdom of Big Bird.

explanation: Spinney was an American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker most famous for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street since 1969. He was sometimes credited as Carroll Spinney or Ed Spinney. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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