publication date: Monday, October 11, 1999 (part of Round VI)
clue: More liketh poems were his lov'ed plays.
explanation: Shakespeare was an Elizabethan poet and playwright whose plays have become the most beloved ("lov'ed") in the world because of their poetic phrasing and rhythm. This goo is similar to a few rare others in that the structure of the clue is a hint in itself: The clue is written in dactylic pentameter, the rhythm that Shakespeare used most often. The image also contains the phrase "The man from Stratford," and Shakespeare was born in the rural town Stratford-on-Avon. more…
trivia: This goo was inspired by a Shakespeare class that Scott was taking at the time.