publication date: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Literature

clue: This (red) October, the net (force) sum (of all fears) will be (rainbow) six.

explanation: Clancy wrote several best-selling thrillers including The Hunt for Red October, Net Force, The Sum of All Fears, and Rainbow Six. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Walter Chesser, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jason Evans, and Lori Henault

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Lori Henault.

trivia: Having trouble devising a sensible clue for Clancy, Scott gave up and strung together a gibberish phrase.


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