publication date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Music

clue: He parlayed fame being the first person almost to win a certain American singing competition into a record deal and a sweet gig in soda commercials.

explanation: Guarini was the runner-up on the first season of American Idol, and plays Lil' Sweet in commercials for Diet Dr Pepper. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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