publication date: Monday, December 16, 2002 (part of Round XVIII)

category: Science

clue: In theory, you could guess this goo by process of elimination.

explanation: Darwin was famous for his theory of evolution ("in theory"). The words "process of elimination" are a play on his concept of natural selection. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, Andy Hubbartt, Effie Schaver, Steve Elliser, and Bianca DeLaVega

trivia: Numerous players guessed Sigmund Freud because of the similarity in appearance.


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