publication date: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)

category: Crime

clue: This lawyer's luck turned around when he married a diabetic.

explanation: Von Bülow married a wealthy diabetic who then fell into an irreversible coma by insulin overdose; he was famously tried for her murder in 1982. The tale became the basis for the film Reversal of Fortune. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Tony Peters, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Allison Bair, and JB Brenner

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Allison Bair.


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