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Peter Sagal hosts this weekly NPR News quiz show alongside some of the best and brightest news and entertainment personalities.

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Prediction

Dec 9, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 9, 2017

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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

Dec 9, 2017

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Prediction

Dec 2, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's favorite wedding present.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 2, 2017

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Now it is 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 2 points.

Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Dec 2, 2017

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Bluff The Listener

Nov 25, 2017

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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 again is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Thank you so much.

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Lastly, we were thankful that this year we were able to talk to one of the most prolific authors alive, Nora Roberts, who has written more than 200 romances and mysteries.

Prediction

Nov 18, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict after the Scrabble outrage what will be the next big cheating scandal to come to light.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 18, 2017

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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

Nov 18, 2017

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Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank. But first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-WAITWAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the Contact Us link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

Prediction

Nov 11, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the next big innovation from Twitter now that they've screwed it up.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 11, 2017

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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 score?

Limericks

Nov 11, 2017

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Limericks

Nov 4, 2017

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Prediction

Nov 4, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 4, 2017

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Now it is 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 they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Prediction

Oct 28, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 28, 2017

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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

Oct 28, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 21, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 21, 2017

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Limericks

Oct 21, 2017

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Panel Questions

Oct 14, 2017

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Now, we could keep celebrating Halloween by traveling around the country and TP-ing each of our panelist's houses again, or we could play some of our favorite moments from them from the past year.

Prediction

Oct 7, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 7, 2017

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

Limericks

Oct 7, 2017

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