publication date: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 (part of Round XL)
clue: The Iditarod is full of competitors so tough they'd cut off their finger just to spite their throat.
explanation: Mackey was an Iditarod champion who voluntarily had his finger removed after suffering nerve damage there during treatment for throat cancer. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Elaine Beckland, and Anthony Warren
|This goo represented Susan Butcher in Do-Over Week IX. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.|