This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie replaced the category and made minor changes to the clue provided by Steve.

publication date: Saturday, February 23, 2019 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Government

clue: Being elected Senator from three different states is a unique accomplishment. Dueling with Honest Abe is also.

explanation: James Shields challenged Lincoln to a duel. Abe selected broadswords as the weapon of choice. Shields reconsidered his challenge after seeing a display of Lincoln's reach and strength. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, Stan Iwanchuk, and Scott Hardie

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