publication date: Monday, April 22, 2002 (part of Round XVII)

category: Family

clue: This prissy ex-queen carried a naked gun.

explanation: Presley's former husband was Elvis Presley, who was often called "the king of rock," making her the former queen. She played Jane Spencer Drebin in the "Naked Gun" movie series. The word "prissy" was a play on her first name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, Jeff Flom, Andy Hubbartt, Dan Donovan, Chris Mead, and Matt Babula

trivia: Scott knew that some players might confuse Priscilla Presley (Elvis's wife) with Lisa Marie Presley (Elvis's daughter), but he didn't realize that he was helping with the "ex-queen" comment. Lisa Marie Presley was formerly married to Michael Jackson, often called "the king of pop." In the end, only one player guessed Lisa Marie Presley.


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