publication date: Monday, June 23, 2003 (part of Round XX)
clue: If she were alive today, she wouldn't have to see OR hear Michael Jackson.
explanation: Keller was the most famous deafblind person in history, crusading to bring awareness to the condition and acceptance to its victims. The clue makes light of Jackson's appearance and music. The goo was designed to be solid black, indicating Keller's blindness. more…
solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Erik Bates, Dave Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, Jeff Flom, Dave Stoppenhagen, Andy Hubbartt, D. R., and Ryan Moore
trivia: At least one player got hung up on the Jackson reference in the clue. This was Scott's intention; Jackson was mentioned as a false hint.