publication date: Monday, November 11, 2002 (part of Round XVIII)

category: Literature

clue: This beloved author wrote one hell of a jazz song of Solomon.

explanation: The clue refers to three of Morrison's novels: Beloved, Jazz, and Song of Solomon. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Stokes, Amir H. Sufyani, D. R., Angela Lathem-Ballard, Effie Schaver, and Bianca DeLaVega

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Bianca DeLaVega.

trivia: This celebrity was chosen by Scott because she was one of his favorite authors.


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