publication date: Wednesday, April 21, 1999 (part of Round IV)

category: Sports

clue: This young silver shell cuts a nice figure.

explanation: Kwan was a figure skater ("figure") who won a silver medal in the Olympics. The word "shell" is a play on her first name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, Jason Peter Fedorow, Ryan Orsucci, and Jennifer Youngedyke

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Jennifer Youngedyke.

trivia: Referring to Kwan as an "icy athlete," in reference to Nancy Kerrigan (0002), was considered, but then decided against.


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