publication date: Saturday, February 20, 2010 (part of Round XLII)
clue: Sink-or-swim goos like this take hard work to figure out.
explanation: Yettaw was an American who swam to the home of Burmese political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi during her house arrest, a crime that got him sentenced to years of hard labor. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Mike Eberhart, and Ryan Dunn
trivia: This goo was originally created for the 2009 Year in Review.