publication date: Friday, August 29, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)

category: Crime

clue: She was hauled away for bringing it on.

explanation: Holloway ("hauled away") made headlines in 1991 for hiring a hitman to kill the mother of her daughter's cheerleading rival. The phrase "bring it on" references a series of cheerleading movies. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, and Amy Austin


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