publication date: Monday, January 8, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)
clue: How many New Yorkers would lay down their lives for a stranger? Or lay down beside a subway train, for that matter?
explanation: The week before this goo was published, Autrey was a New Yorker who saved another man's life by holding him down beside a moving subway train after the man had a seizure and fell onto the tracks. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, Phyllis Persun, Jeremiah Poisson, and Chris Venit