publication date: Saturday, June 6, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Sports

clue: This athlete created high controversy for answering the charge, "Let's run."

explanation: Pistorius was a double-amputee whose artifical legs were alleged to give him an unfair advantage in the Paralympics and other competitions. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Amy Austin

trivia: The clue was intentionally written to echo that of J.R. Salzman, another athlete with a prosthetic limb, from the tournament of Round XXXVI seven months earlier.


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