publication date: Friday, January 2, 2004 (part of Round XXI)

category: Fads

clue: I wish my puzzles took as much effort to figure out as his.

explanation: Rubik was an inventor of puzzles, the most famous being the Rubik's Cube (barely visible in the goo). more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Amir H. Sufyani, Brandie Harrison, Scott Baumann, and Jason Charles Butterhoff

trivia: Incorrect guesses included Duane Cash, Bill Gates, Thomas Kinkade, Will Shortz, and (almost) Christopher Monckton


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