publication date: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 (part of Round XXX)

category: Sports

clue: He may have earned the heart of fans with his seven championships, but even the Intimidator was mortal in the end.

explanation: Earnhardt, nicknamed The Intimidator, was a popular seven-time NASCAR champion who died in a famous crash in 2001. The phrase "earned the heart" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Mihai Rusu, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Kerry Odell, Justin Hampson, Joy Dunn, Sam Boyarsky, and Phyllis Persun

trivia: This goo was inspired by a NASCAR race attended by site users Scott Hardie and Steve Dunn, written about in various parts of the site, a few weeks earlier.


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