publication date: Sunday, October 27, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Television

clue: Even a teenaged sleuth could figure out the identity of the latest actress to play the nearly 90-year-old character.

explanation: McMann plays the title character in a new Nancy Drew TV series. more…

difficulty: medium

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


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