publication date: Monday, June 27, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)
clue: Just like in a round of the goo game, she knows that how you perform in the opening moments of the Indianapolis 500 can affect whether or not you win.
explanation: Patrick was best known for being the most accomplished female driver in Indianapolis 500 history (at the time of publication). She might have placed better had she not made an error at the beginning of her qualifying attempt. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, Justin Hampson, Lori S., Phyllis Persun, Dave Stoppenhagen, and Derrek White