publication date: Wednesday, October 25, 2000 (part of Round XI)

category: Movies

clue: How do you get blood from a stone? Be a natural born... uh, something.

explanation: Stone became notorious for his hyperkinetic editing style and violent themes, so a violent clue was appropriate. One of his most famous films was "Natural Born Killers," a three-word phrase so well-known that the clue stopped just short of saying it completely. The word "stone" in the clue refers to Stone's last name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, and Edward Tegge

trivia: Stone was one of Scott's favorite directors, and his becoming a goo was inevitable.


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