publication date: Saturday, November 6, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Games

clue: Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde rarely caught up to this original, insatiable video game hero.

explanation: Pac-Man starred in one of the most popular early video games, forever eating yellow dots ("insatiable") and being chased by the four ghosts named in the clue. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Phyllis Persun, Brad Htnck, John Pierpoint, Brandie Harrison, Elizabeth Chesher, Deirdre DeLay, Darynn Malloy, Jody McDermott, and James Anderson

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Jody McDermott.


Similar Goos

Hironobu Sakaguchi

This producer got the final word with one of the most popular video game franchises in history. Go »

Gollum

The words "my precious" had such a nice ring to them that he muttered them for 500 years. Go »

Germaine Greer

Sometimes being a desperate housewife means enduring flashes of controversy. Go »

Fabio

I can't believe this Italian hunk was not content just to appear on romance novels; he actually had to write his own. Go »

George Maxwell Richards

This head sled had better hurry up and have another kid. Go »

Isadora Duncan

This American dancer in Paris never learned not to stick her neck out. Go »

We have a winner!

The Spring 2020 season is over, and the winner is...