publication date: Sunday, October 4, 2009 (part of Round XLI)
clue: Better the Spaniards think he was a dragon than a mere duck.
explanation: Drake was a pirate who frequently raided the Spanish Armada, for which he earned the nickname "Francis the Dragon." The word duck was a play on his last name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Elaine Beckland, and Melissa Anderson
|This goo was part of Pirates Week.|