publication date: Sunday, January 6, 2019 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Movies

clue: Ethan Hunt, Jerry Maguire, Jack Reacher, Ron Kovic, Lestat, and Maverick all have this actor in common.

explanation: Cruise starred in the Mission: Impossible films, Jerry Maguire, Jack Reacher, Born on the Fourth of July, Interview with the Vampire, and Top Gun. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

Cruise Control: You need a vacation. I need a vacation. We should go on a cruise. A cruise would be nice right now, wouldn't it? Cruise, cruise, cruise.

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