publication date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Comedy

clue: This comedian's very existence defied the law in his native South Africa, but if his birth was a crime, it was only a prelude to the audacity he shows in his daily hosting job.

explanation: Noah wrote Born a Crime about the illegal mixed-race relationship of his parents. He hosts The Daily Show. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Stan Iwanchuk


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