publication date: Saturday, May 9, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Disasters

clue: The Earth itself has just tried for the third time to shake off this centenarian, and failed again.

explanation: Tamung was a 102-year-old woman rescued from the rubble of the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. She previously survived two other earthquakes there, in 1934 and 1988. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, and Joanna Woods

trivia: Fellow centenarian survivors Funchu Tamang and Kalimaya Gurung were also guessed by players. Scott would have written a more specific clue had he realized how many people it would match.


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