publication date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Science

clue: Deep down, she knew that she would someday command respect in her historic field, but she didn't hold her breath.

explanation: Frost was an underwater archaeologist known for unearthing some of the oldest shipwrecks in human civilization. She was also one of the first class of SCUBA divers. "Respect" was a play on her first name. more…

difficulty: very hard

solved by: no one!


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