publication date: Thursday, August 23, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: Don't think you can keep your score from heading south by playing from inside a church for a year.

explanation: Arellano was a Mexican woman whose illegal immigration in the United States, including a controversial sanctuary inside a Methodist church for a year, made headlines prior to her deportation. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, and Jason Evans

trivia: This goo was published three days after Arellano emerged from the church and was arrested & deported.


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