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For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having Scorekeeper Emeritus Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jun 29, 2019

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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jun 29, 2019

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Predictions

Jun 22, 2019

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Now, panel, what will be the big surprise at the Democratic debate? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: Everything will be going along very swimmingly until the moderator will be interrupted about an hour and a half in by Peter Sagal's phone telling him it's time to end the debate.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jun 22, 2019

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Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can - each correct answer - now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jun 22, 2019

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