publication date: Monday, November 25, 2002 (part of Round XVIII)

category: Crime

clue: Here's the juice: While running back home, he may or may not have murdered Nicole and Ron.

explanation: Simpson was most famous for being charged with the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her boyfrield Ron Goldman. He was a running back for the Buffalo Bills. His nickname was "The Juice," inspired by his initials O.J. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, Edward Tegge, Andy Hubbartt, K. R., Angela Lathem-Ballard, Steve Elliser, Angie Whitehead, Bianca DeLaVega, Kat Jones, and Martina Doubek

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Angie Whitehead.

trivia: This goo was inspired by the goo for Charles Moose a few weeks earlier. Many people incorrectly guessed O.J. Simpson that week, and Scott knew that he had to make a goo out of O.J.


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