publication date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Exploration

clue: the first climber to top Mount Everest, not the author of inexpensive travel guides

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Arthur Frommer.

Do Overs: These five celebrities were common incorrect guesses for recent goos. Here's your second chance to get each one right.

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