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NPR's oddly informative news quiz program provides a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers. Callers, panelists and guests compete by answering questions.

Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Bill Kurtis

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

7 hours ago

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Predictions

Aug 11, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the next new branch of the Armed Forces? Bobcat Goldthwait.

BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: Oh, it's the department of mermaids.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Makes perfect sense. Amy Dickinson.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 11, 2018

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

Limericks

Aug 11, 2018

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Predictions

Aug 4, 2018

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Now, panel, after sharks, what's the next must-have item for rich people? Alonzo Bodden.

ALONZO BODDEN: Well, I was going to say poor people...

(LAUGHTER)

BODDEN: ...And then Roxanne pointed out to me they've been collecting those for years, so...

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Aug 4, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it's time to go 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

Aug 4, 2018

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Panel Questions

Jul 28, 2018

Gecko Blower, The Wings of Love

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In just a minute - you know, Peter likes to put a pun here, but I'm above that. Coming up, it's the Listener Limerick Challenge. If you'd like to play, give us a call at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT, that's 1-888-924-8924.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 28, 2018

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

Jul 28, 2018

Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks ... Unwanted Ad, Facial Recognition, Petting Zoo.

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Predictions

Jul 28, 2018

Our panelists predict what will be the next great thing they find on Mars.

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Now, panel, what'll they find on Mars next? Adam Felber.

Predictions

Jul 21, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the big hit at next year's Amazon Prime Day - Alonzo Bodden?

ALONZO BODDEN: For the website to work.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: Russian For Dummies.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: And Mo Rocca.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 21, 2018

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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?

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