publication date: Wednesday, December 23, 1998 (part of Round III)
clue: That little John girl looks good in death... I mean, a dress.
explanation: The "little John girl" in the clue is a reference to part of Ramsey's first name. She was murdered by an unknown aggressor in the mid-1990s. Earlier, she had gained local fame as a beauty pageant contestant, but wasn't known nationally until her mysterious murder. The "looks good" part of the clue refers to her beauty. more…
trivia: Participation in the goo game spiked during the first weeks of early rounds, because Scott would send an email to his friends suggesting that they start playing in the new round. Some of these players would inevitably stop playing the following week.