publication date: Sunday, September 19, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Music

clue: Sorry to keep harping on it, but this classical instrumentalist has taken some deep dives into unusual music, when she's not embodying a Thomas Pynchon character.

explanation: Newsom is a multi-instrumentalist who makes harp-driven folk music, including on the best-selling album Divers. She acted in the film Inherent Vice. She is married to Andy Samberg. more…

difficulty: medium

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

trivia: Newsom's guest appearance in the series finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine on September 16, 2021 inspired this themed week.

Nine-Nine Family Reunion: The recently-concluded comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine was a hit with critics and audiences, getting picked up for three more seasons after an outcry over its premature cancellation. But the improv-comedy ringers in its cast have more in common than the show: Many of them have famous relatives. If the precinct had a bring-your-family-to-work day, could you recognize these seven famous faces in the building?

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