publication date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Music

clue: Her Miss America reign featured a noble first and an ignoble end, but she saved the best for last in a successful singing and acting career, with roles that feed the soul.

explanation: Williams was the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America, but the controversy around nude photos published without her consent forced her to resign. She went on to a successful career as a singer with hits like "Save the Best for Last," and actress in films like Soul Food. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

Stars Who Trekked: Since its inception in the 1960s, the science-fiction program Star Trek and its many spinoff shows and movies have spread across pop culture, attracting a huge fan base... and that includes big-name stars who are happy to make guest appearances. The celebrities in this theme, who will appear throughout the Spring 2022 season, are all established names in Hollywood who signed up for guest appearances in some iteration of Star Trek.

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