publication date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Television

clue: He's best known for playing a blind starship engineer, a defiant slave, and a reading-obsessed host.

explanation: Burton starred in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Roots, and Reading Rainbow. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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