publication date: Thursday, June 11, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)
clue: The best goo is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of guesses.
explanation: The clue echoed Monroe's famous statement, "the best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil." more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Elaine Beckland, Jason Lemler, and Dennis Wuorenma