publication date: Monday, September 27, 2010 (part of Round XLV)

category: Opinion

clue: a conservative voice swimming up the liberal stream

explanation: Brooks was a conservative political and social commentator who wrote for the New York Times, a publication often considered liberal. The word "stream" was a play on his name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, and Jon Berry


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