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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.

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BILL KURTIS: If we've failed to prove to you that 2016 wasn't so bad, if you're feeling a little blue, then all you need to do is listen to Esperanza Spalding.

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Prediction

Dec 24, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 24, 2016

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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 24, 2016

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Prediction

Dec 17, 2016

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists, now that he has insulted them, what will the CIA do to get back at Donald Trump?

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 17, 2016

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It's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players now has 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 please give me the scores?

Limericks

Dec 17, 2016

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Prediction

Dec 10, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 10, 2016

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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 10, 2016

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Prediction

Dec 3, 2016

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Limericks

Dec 3, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 3, 2016

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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players has 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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Lastly, in the spring, we headed up the highway to Milwaukee, Wis. And we decided to talk about something that all public radio listeners are obsessed with - NASCAR.

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

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Thank you, Bill.

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BILL KURTIS: Katie Couric might be the most famous journalist in the world. She made the "Today" show into a powerhouse and asked the most famous question ever asked to a vice presidential candidate - so what newspapers do you read?

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Prediction

Nov 19, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 19, 2016

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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 they can - each correct answer now worth 2 points.

Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 19, 2016

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Prediction

Nov 12, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 12, 2016

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

Limericks

Nov 12, 2016

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Prediction

Nov 5, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 5, 2016

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It's time to move 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 they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 5, 2016

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Prediction

Oct 29, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 29, 2016

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Limericks

Oct 29, 2016

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Prediction

Oct 22, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 22, 2016

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