publication date: Wednesday, October 4, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Sports

clue: In the early nineties, no one was more golden than this icy athlete.

explanation: Yamaguchi was a figure skater who won the gold medal in figure skating at the 1992 Olympics. The phrase "icy athlete" was a reference to another figure-skating goo, Nancy Kerrigan (0002). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Nadine Russell, Josh Paddison, Aaron Weiss, and Sasaan S.


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