publication date: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Medicine

clue: If you draw a blank trying to figure this one out, well, so would she.

explanation: Schiavo was left in a permanent vegetative state after suffering brain damage in 1990, and became the center of a firestorm of litigation seeking to prolong her life and/or end it medically. more…

solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, E. M., Nadine Russell, Brad Htnck, and John Pierpoint

trivia: Though sympathetic to Schiavo's condition, Scott couldn't resist writing this clue making light of the situation.


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