publication date: Sunday, August 13, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Legends

clue: This gunslinger, gambler, adventurer, and legend of the Old West wouldn't have had such an exciting life if he'd stuck to his nickname and been a dentist.

explanation: Holliday started out as a dentist, earning the nickname Doc, but gained fame as a semi-professional gambler who became involved in the famous gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Justin Hampson, Aaron Weiss, and Jeremiah Poisson

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