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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 lightening speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks.

Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 11, 2017

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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 two points. Glynn, you've done a great job so far, but now we need you to give us the scores.

Limericks

Feb 11, 2017

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Panel Round Two

Feb 11, 2017

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GLYNN WASHINGTON: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Glynn Washington. We're playing this week with Peter Grosz, Faith Salie and Mo Rocca. And again, here is your host at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Glynn.

Bluff The Listener

Feb 11, 2017

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GLYNN WASHINGTON: From NPR and WBEZ in Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR News quiz. I'm Glynn Washington. And this week, we're playing with Peter Grosz, Mo Rocca and Faith Salie. And again, here is your host at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

Panel Round One

Feb 11, 2017

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Hey, we want to remind everyone they can join us most weeks back home at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Ill. For tickets and more information, go to wbez.org, or you can find a link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

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