This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: This Royal opera singer certainly knew how to gauge the temperature of an audience.
explanation: Mercury ("gauge the temperature") was a member of the rock band Queen ("Royal"). The word opera was a reference to Queen's album A Night at the Opera. more…
solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Kerry Odell, and Josh Paddison
trivia: Both incorrect guesses were for Hans Hotter.