publication date: Friday, December 9, 2016 (part of Winter 2017)

category: Television

clue: If you thought Billy Bush was the least evolved simian among the Today show cast, you weren't watching in the 1950s.

explanation: Muggs was the on-air mascot of the Today show from 1953 to 1957. The clue alludes to the recent controversy over Billy Bush's lewd conversations with Donald Trump. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King


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