publication date: Wednesday, February 10, 1999 (part of Round III)

category: Government

clue: The body is now the head... of state.

explanation: Ventura was a former professional wrestler who had the nickname "The Body." In 1998, he was elected to be governor of Minnesota. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Jason Peter Fedorow

trivia: This image came from a photograph in U.S. News and World Report.


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