publication date: Monday, January 1, 2001 (part of Round XII)
clue: This gingerly performer seems to have lost her... zest.
explanation: Halliwell was most famous as Ginger Spice, one of the original Spice Girls. The clue pretends to be about to say the word "spice," but suggestively says "zest" instead. The word "gingerly" refers to Halliwell's more famous stage name. more…
trivia: This image was intentionally chosen to confuse some players. Halliwell's bright red (and straight) hair was a famous part of her image.