publication date: Friday, June 26, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Sports

clue: To some Alaskans, dogs are more than just pets, hunters, and potential meat. They're a mode of transportation.

explanation: Butcher was a four-time champion of the Iditarod dog-sledding competition. The word "meat" was a play on her name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Elaine Beckland, Jason Lemler, and Anthony Warren

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