publication date: Monday, September 11, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: Five years ago, he carried out an al Qaeda plot that would change the world at the cost of thousands of lives.
explanation: Atta, an agent of al Qaeda, was in charge of the 9/11 attacks. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Nadine Russell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, Sam Boyarsky, and Aaron Weiss
trivia: Scott wanted to commemorate 9/11 on its fifth anniversary, but Osama bin Laden, Rudy Giuliani, and Lisa Beamer had already been goos, so he turned to another famous figure of that event.