publication date: Thursday, August 12, 1999 (part of Round V)

category: Sports

clue: I've got to get me a ham.

explanation: The phrase "me a ham" is a play on Hamm's name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Kelly Hardie, and Ryan Orsucci

trivia: Having never heard of this woman (Hamm was a soccer player), Matt shrugged and guessed "Mia Hamm" based on the clue. He turned out to be right, to his surprise.


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