publication date: Friday, December 26, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Controversy

clue: She seemed to idolize 0517, but maybe she was mad at 1223, or just jealous of 0938, 1322, 0289, or 1168.1219,

explanation: Goodspeed was an obsessed fan of American Idol host Paula Abdul who committed suicide in front of her house. The clue references the goos for Abdul, co-host Simon Cowell, and series stars Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood, and Kimberley Locke. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Samuel Franklin, and Peter Wilhelm

2008 in the News Week This goo was part of 2008 in the News Week.



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