publication date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Fads

clue: She has memorialized the struggle of all the lonely people to find a place they have in common with four musicians.

explanation: Although the Beatles song (with its famous phrase "all the lonely people") is not named for her, a real Eleanor Rigby lived in Liverpool. Her grave has become a tourist stop for Beatles fans. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Lori Lancaster


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