publication date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 (part of Round XLIV)

category: Business

clue: slick apologizer

explanation: Hayward was the CEO of BP, whose oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico dominated the news before this goo was published. Hayward was known for his public apologies in press conferences and television commercials. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


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