publication date: Monday, December 7, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Medicine

clue: He died early for waiting too late to kill early.

explanation: Tiller was an abortionist ("kill early") who was one of three doctors nationwide willing to perform controversial late-term abortions ("too late"). He was murdered by a pro-life activist in May 2009. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson

2009 Year in Review This goo was part of 2009 Year in Review. These ordinary people became overnight celebrities, inspiring the headlines that made 2009 memorable.



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