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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.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:15 am
Sat January 25, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 25, 2014 4:16 pm

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:15 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

Our panelists predict, what will A-Rod do now he's not playing baseball?

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:15 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:15 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 18, 2014 12:02 pm

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Melting tennis players; beard benefits; what your cat thinks of you.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 11, 2014 12:14 pm

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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. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: We have a tie for first place, Peter. Adam Felber and Charlie Pierce each has three points. Paula Poundstone has two.

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