publication date: Sunday, November 12, 2017 (part of Fall 2017)

category: Movies

clue: Depending on your age, you might know him best as a treasure-seeking spelunker from the Goon Docks, a "rude" football player at the University of Notre Dame, a devoted hobbit friend in Middle Earth, or a genial Radio Shack employee in Hawkins, Indiana.

explanation: Astin starred in The Goonies, Rudy, The Lord of the Rings, and Stranger Things. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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