publication date: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Hoaxes

clue: Please don't believe I've given anyone the answer in advance.

explanation: Van Doren became a scandalous figure in the 1950s when he admitted the producers of the game show "Twenty-One" had given him the correct answers in advance of his appearances. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., and Wendy Hampson

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