publication date: Thursday, February 4, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)
clue: The restaurant chain that has borne her name and likeness since she was a girl didn't start airing commercials starring her until the 2000s.
explanation: Wendy Thomas was the promotional face of Wendy's. more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, and Mike Rothstein