publication date: Saturday, February 12, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Music

clue: This star exploded onto the Chicago music scene fairly young.

explanation: Phair was in her twenties when she became a rock star in Chicago. The word "fairly" is a play on her last name. The phrase "star exploded" is a reference to her hit song "Supernova." more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, and E. M.


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