publication date: Monday, July 6, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)

category: Movies

clue: This actress won praise for her roles in films about a pleasant village, a political contender, a bewitching trial, a resigned president, and angry benefits.

explanation: Allen's films include Pleasantville, The Contender, The Crucible, Nixon, and The Upside of Anger. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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