publication date: Sunday, April 3, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Music

clue: A decade after her derailment in the early nineties, this Australian performer's career came back like a bad fever.

explanation: Minogue was an Australian singer best known for her hit song "The Loco-Motion" (hinted at by the word "derailment" in the clue). The word "Fever" refers to her hit song and album of the same title. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Kelly Stokes, Marc Kelley, Scott Smart, Mike Miller, and Alexei Nikolaevich


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