publication date: Monday, July 30, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Sports

clue: This Rochester native earned America's first gold medal of 2012. Phelps who?

explanation: Fellow swimmer Michael Phelps was expected to dominate the Olympics, and he did very well, but Lochte garnered a fair amount of media attention all by himself. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland

Carrying the Torch: Do you have Olympic fever? This two-week theme will challenge your knowledge of the 2012 Olympic athletes, first with five from Team USA, and then with five from foreign countries. Solve them all and you'll get even closer to taking home the gold in the tournament to follow.

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