publication date: Wednesday, February 17, 1999 (part of Round III)
clue: The wolf of liberty wins gold in hoops.
explanation: "Lobo" is Spanish for wolf. Lobo played for the New York Liberty basketball team ("hoops"). She also played on the U.S. women's basketball team in the Olympics and helped the team with the gold medal. more…
solved by: Matthew Preston, Aaron Fischer, and Jason Peter Fedorow
trivia: The riddle-like clue confused some players while making the celebrity obvious to others.