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Prediction

Mar 26, 2016

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Now panel - now that he has watched baseball in Cuba and danced the tango in Argentina, where will Obama go next? Roy Blount, Jr.

ROY BLOUNT JR.: He is going to fly in Air Force One over an outdoor Trump rally.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 26, 2016

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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 now worth 2 points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Mar 26, 2016

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Prediction

Mar 19, 2016

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Now panel, how will Merrick Garland convince the Senate to confirm him? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: He'll take a page from his namesake Judy Garland and try to help Republicans get a brain, a heart and some encourage.

(LAUGHTER)

GROSZ: But when that fails, he'll just drop a house on them.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 19, 2016

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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?

BILL KURTIS: Marina has two...

Limericks

Mar 19, 2016

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Bluff The Listener

Mar 19, 2016

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON’T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. We are playing this week with Marina Franklin, Tom Bodett and Peter Grosz. And here again is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Prediction

Mar 12, 2016

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Now panel...

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: ...What is going to come out of this historic U.S.-Canada meeting between Trudeau and our president, Barack Obama? Faith Salie.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 12, 2016

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Now 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 2 points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Mar 12, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 5, 2016

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Now it's time for 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

Mar 5, 2016

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Prediction

Mar 5, 2016

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Now panel, how will the GOP next try to take down the Donald? Adam Burke.

ADAM BURKE: They're going to kidnap him and replace him with an imposter. The plan isn't going to work when the surrogate too closely resembles a human being.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

Prediction

Feb 27, 2016

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Now panel, who will be the surprise nominee for the Supreme Court? Faith Salie.

FAITH SALIE: We need someone who is both impeccably conservative and beloved by liberals - the Dowager Countess of Grantham...

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SAGAL: Say no to her, I dare you. Paula Poundstone.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 27, 2016

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Now 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's worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Feb 27, 2016

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One of our favorite guests is scientist, talk-show host and raconteur Neil deGrasse Tyson. He joined us just a few months ago to talk about how he likes to relax.

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NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: Thank you, thank you.

Bill Reads Three News-Related Limericks

Feb 20, 2016

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Panel Round

Feb 20, 2016

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Thank you, everybody.

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Prediction

Feb 13, 2016

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Now panel, what will be the big gift this Valentine's Day? Maz Jobrani.

MAZ JOBRANI: The Donald Trump blowup doll. For anyone who likes to be insulted during sex.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 13, 2016

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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 is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Feb 13, 2016

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Prediction

Feb 6, 2016

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Now panel, what will be the big surprise at the big game? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: The shocking thing - just like the Oscars, there'll be no black winners.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Helen Hong.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 6, 2016

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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 now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Feb 6, 2016

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Prediction

Jan 30, 2016

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Now, panel, what will be the next antiquated idea to come back in style? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: By the end of the 2016 election cycle, Americans will once again believe that anyone - and we mean anyone - can grow up to be president.

(LAUGHTER)

PESCA: Shelby Fero.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 30, 2016

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Now to our final game, Lighting 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 worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jan 30, 2016

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