publication date: Thursday, August 30, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Crime

clue: This killer did it for the thrilling experience, but it's been no fun trying to decode his cryptograms ever since.

explanation: Zodiac was an unidentified serial killer in San Francisco in the late 1960s. Only one of his four cryptograms was ever decoded, in which he said he killed for the "thrilling experience." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Wendy Hampson, Greg Bair, Adrianne Rodgers, Jason Evans, and Tom Leggett

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Wendy Hampson and Tom Leggett.

San Francisco Week This goo was part of San Francisco Week.



Similar Goos

Al Capone

This gangster ordered executions, ran rackets and bootlegged liquor during the Prohibition, but it was income tax evasion that finally put him behind bars. Go »

Robert Stroud

He couldn't leave his island, so he befriended creatures who could. Go »

Lizzie Borden

You didn't have to be crazy to hatchet your parents in 1892... But history says you were. Go »

John Hinckley, Jr.

Craziness became an act for this stalker. Go »

Ted Bundy

A list of victims across Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, and Florida makes this Psycho one of America's most prolific killers. Go »

Jordan Belfort

His taxonomical classification is Wallstis lupus. Go »