publication date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Music

clue: The expression "running on empty" is a sad metaphor for the Trail of Tears.

explanation: Browne was a rock star whose hits included "Running on Empty." He was the namesake of Andrew Jackson. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, and Mike Rothstein

Presidential Prenomens: These ten goos, major achievers in their own right, have first names linking them to former Presidents of the United States. If you can't identify the celebrity, perhaps figuring out their presidential namesake will help?

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