publication date: Friday, January 16, 2004 (part of Round XXI)

category: Stunts

clue: There's no getting out of it now; this round is a lock.

explanation: Houdini popularized the entertainment form known as escapism, in which a performer would have to escape from a locked cage or other trap ("getting out of it"). more…

solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Brad Htnck, and Elizabeth Chesher

trivia: This goo was hyped as a very difficult goo, despite the celebrity being very well-known even eighty years after his death. Scott hoped that players would think he was an inventor of locks.


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