This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty, made minor changes to the clue, and made major changes to the explanation provided by Chris.
publication date: Sunday, October 28, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)
clue: This Illinoisian enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force and served in World War II, and became known for asking the question, "Dumb Dora was really dumb -- when she knew the answer, she blanked."
explanation: Rayburn was the original host of The Match Game, which frequently used a "Dumb Dora was so dumb" ("how dumb was she?") call-and-response prompt with the audience, turning it into an open-ended question for celebrity guests to answer. more…