publication date: Monday, November 15, 1999 (part of Round VI)
clue: In his Sopwith Camel, he redefines the term dogfighter.
explanation: Snoopy, an intelligent beagle was one of the main characters of the famous comic strip Peanuts. One of his regular hobbies was pretending that his doghouse was a fighter plane named the Sopwith Camel. more…
solved by: Matthew Preston, Lori Lancaster, Kelly Lee, and Jason Peter Fedorow
trivia: Coming up with a proper notoriety for this celebrity character was troublesome. "Pet" was the original notoriety.