publication date: Monday, January 15, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: This oceanographer would find the answer to his own goo even if it were 12,500 feet under water.
explanation: Ballard was an oceanographer made famous by discovering the wreck of Titanic under 12,500 feet of water, as well as Bismarck and John F. Kennedy's PT-109. more…
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