publication date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Sports

clue: This 2010 world champion is known in motorcycle racing as the Emperor.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland

Roman Holiday: Rome may once have been the capital of the world's largest empire, but that's ancient history. Today it's a thriving modern metropolis, with major contributions to sport and the arts.

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