This celebrity goo was created by player Sarah Kyle.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Sarah, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Literature

clue: He went from the jungle to outer space.

explanation: Burroughs created Tarzan and John Carter of Mars, among other works. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Walter Chesser, Vicki Moore, and Peter Wilhelm

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Vicki Moore.


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