As a detective, I approached the crossword clue ‘Car driven by Thelma and Louise, familiarly’ with curiosity and determination. My initial thoughts led me to recall the 1991 film, “Thelma & Louise,” in which two female friends go on a road trip in a convertible. However, I realized the clue specifically referred to the car, not the film.
Digging deeper, I analyzed the clue for any hints or wordplay. The word “driven,” for example, could suggest a certain type of car or brand. Additionally, the term “familiarly” indicated that the car had a nickname or shortened name.
With these insights, I began to consider popular cars from the time period that could fit the description. I narrowed down my options and eventually remembered the iconic 1960s Ford Thunderbird, often shortened to “TBIRD.” The car matched the convertible style and era of the film, and the shortened name fit the clue’s use of “familiarly.”
Overall, by carefully analyzing the wording of the clue and paying attention to any potential hints, I was able to arrive at the answer ‘TBIRD‘. The classic car is a fitting tribute to the memorable duo of Thelma and Louise and their wild road trip adventure.