Sandra Day O'Connor
publication date: Monday, February 20, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: In 1981, the day finally came for a woman to sit on the Supreme Court.
explanation: O'Connor was the first woman to serve on the American Supreme Court, taking her seat in 1981. The word "day" was a reference to her middle name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Josh Paddison, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and John Julitz