publication date: Tuesday, August 8, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Television

clue: He stopped filling in on Tuesday when America needed his advice five days a week.

explanation: McGraw, widely known as Dr. Phil, hosted a talk show of the same name five days a week after appearing every Tuesday on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for some time prior. The word "filling" was a play on his first name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Nadine Russell, Josh Paddison, Justin Hampson, Aaron Weiss, Jeremiah Poisson, and Sarah Simmons


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