publication date: Thursday, February 7, 2013 (part of Winter 2013)

category: Sports

clue: This DC-born swimmer with a golden smile has swum 800 meters faster than any other American.

explanation: Ledecky won a gold medal in 800 meters freestyle at the 2012 Olympics, with the fastest time of any American in that event's history. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Erik Bates

Quindecennial: Celebrity Goo Game began 15 years ago, and has changed a lot. Revisit this theme each day, including Saturday and Sunday, to see a different era in the game's history, as you guess five celebrities who are all nearly the same age as the game. Happy anniversary!

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