publication date: Monday, April 10, 2000 (part of Round VIII)
clue: You don't date Quentin Tarantino and stay all-American.
explanation: Cho was an angry comedian who gained brief national recognition with her sitcom "All-American Girl," in which she played a young woman from a traditional Asian family who lived in San Francisco. For a time, Cho also dated director Quentin Tarantino, and he got him to make a guest appearance on the show. more…
solved by: Matthew Preston, David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Anna Gregoline
trivia: The clue was intentionally made very obscure, but it didn't stop numerous players from guessing correctly.