publication date: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: The name of this Apache wartime chieftain is familiar to any paratrooper who's jumped out of a plane.
explanation: Geronimo was the famous chief of an Apache tribe who warred for years against white settlers. His name lived on when American paratroopers got in the habit of shouting it as the jumped out of planes. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Aaron Weiss, and Jeremiah Poisson
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