publication date: Wednesday, January 13, 1999 (part of Round III)

category: Controversy

clue: Island-hopping in this widow's shoes would be easy. She's got thousands of pairs.

explanation: Marcos was married to Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos until his death in 1989. ("Island" is a reference to the Philippines.) She gained international notoriety for buying literally thousands of pairs of shoes with her family's wealth. more…

solved by: Jason Peter Fedorow

trivia: This goo was meant to be easy despite its obscure celebrity. Only one player got it right.


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