publication date: Sunday, July 19, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Sexuality

clue: You have to be quite a seducer if you've been an author, a musician, a politician, a lawyer, a diplomat, a criminal, a stage magician, and founder of the national lottery, and you're best remembered for how many lovers you've had.

explanation: Casanova was all of these things in his colorful lifetime, but his name is now synonymous with proficiency at seduction. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, and Elaine Beckland

trivia: The source photo was taken from a TV miniseries starring David Tennant as Casanova.


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