publication date: Sunday, January 9, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)
explanation: Marceau was considered the world's most famous mime, hinted at by a silent clue. more…
solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Alexei Nikolaevich, and Stephen Ito
trivia: Scott had long toyed with the idea of a goo without a written clue, and had more-or-less given up on the idea (especially after the pitch-black goo for Helen Keller) until this celebrity provided the perfect opportunity.