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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Who's Carl This Time?

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CARL KASELL, HOST:

From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here's your host at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Florida, Peter Sagal.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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

CARL KASELL, HOST:

Roy Blount, Jr. has the lead, Peter. He has four points. Faith Salie has three; Adam Felber, two.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Prediction

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will the supercommittee come up with at the last minute? Roy Blount, Jr.?

ROY BLOUNT: It's going to hit them, duh, time travel.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

BLOUNT: However, there's still a problem because the Democrats want to go back in time to - not very far, just to undo the Bush tax cuts. And the Republicans want to go back a little further, to undo the enlightenment.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Faith Salie?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Limericks

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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-Wait-Wait, that's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the contact us link on our website. That's waitwait.npr.org. You can find out about attending our weekly live shows back at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, or you can check out the "How to do everything" podcast from the producers of WAIT WAIT. This week: how to learn to like hockey, if there's no NBA season.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 12, 2011

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Something Spins Off Into The Sunset, Limited Mobility Is The New Black, and The Skinny On Why Your Partner Is Skinny.

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