publication date: Thursday, February 10, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Dance

clue: This American dancer in Paris never learned not to stick her neck out.

explanation: Duncan was a prominent and influential American-born dancer in Paris. She died when her scarf was caught in a car's wheel and snapped her neck. more…

solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, E. M., and Christine Marie Doiron

trivia: Scott had created tasteless gooed images before, but this ranked among the lowest.


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