publication date: Sunday, March 22, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)

category: Science

clue: Who knew that studying ocean currents could be so much fun?

explanation: Ebbesmeyer was an oceanographer known for his work with Friendly Floatees, rubber-ducky toys that were lost overboard in 1992 and have washed up on beaches worldwide ever since. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Amy Austin


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