OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:
All right, we have new contestants. Jessica Leeser and Corinne Miller. Welcome.
EISENBERG: Now Jessica, you come from a big puzzle family?
JESSICA LEESER: Yes. Well, yeah. Math, puzzles.
EISENBERG: You played math at home growing up for fun?
LEESER: My dad once bought my sister a book about numbers and math puzzles and she did not have a very happy look on her face when she opened up the gift. But my dad said, in the most sincerest voice I've ever heard him use, he said, I just want you to love numbers as much as I love numbers.
EISENBERG: Excellent. It's a pleasure to have you on the show.
LEESER: Thank you.
EISENBERG: Hi Corinne.
CORINNE MILLER: Hi.
EISENBERG: I know that you travel a little bit. I did a little research on you and I appreciate the fact that you kind of take matters into your own hands.
MILLER: Yes. I do. When I went to Barcelona for the first time I was mugged. Somebody stole my bag and my passport, but instead of crying and sitting on the street and not knowing what to do, I chased after him, found him getting onto his bicycle, jumped onto his bicycle and got my bag back.
EISENBERG: All right. I'm not going to mess with you. OK. This is a game called Be Somebody.
JOHN CHANESKI: This is a word game in which we're going to add the letter B in front of common men's and women's names to form another word. Ophira, for example, if we said B plus a talking horse equals where you might wind up at night, you would say... bed. Talking horse is Ed plus the letter B in front is bed. So you got that?
EISENBERG: Ah, right.
CHANESKI: Whoever gets more right will move on to our Ask Me One More final round. You guys ready? Great.
The letter B plus an honest president equals a...
CHANESKI: ... famous pig. Corinne, you can go.
CHANESKI: Babe, that's correct. B plus Abe equals Babe.
CHANESKI: The letter B plus Truman's successor's nickname equals something Lance Armstrong owns. Jessica.
CHANESKI: Bike is correct, yes.
CHANESKI: The letter B plus a role played by Jamie Fox equals cry like a donkey.
CHANESKI: Bray, correct.
CHANESKI: Be plus Lindsay Lohan's younger sister equals an island in South-East Asia. Jessica.
CHANESKI: Bali is correct.
LEESER: So mortified I know that!
JONATHAN COULTON: That you knew do that?
LEESER: That I know that.
CHANESKI: You're the first person in all our run throughs who knew who Lindsay Lohan's sister was. So congratulations.
LEESER: Oh, good Lord, OK.
LEESER: Thank you. For that compliment.
CHANESKI: The letter B plus an Oregon college attended by Steve Jobs equals, to produce offspring.
LEESER: Reproduce? No, that sentence doesn't start with a B.
CHANESKI: That does not... Reproduce College, that was a 2-year college, right?
EISENBERG: Depends what your Plan B was.
COULTON: It was literally about nine months. About nine months college.
CHANESKI: Corinne, any idea?
CHANESKI: Breed, is correct. But no points.
OK. The letter B plus Tom Hanks' wife equals a brand of water filter. Jessica.
EISENBERG: OK Jessica.
CHANESKI: Brita's correct. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson.
CHANESKI: Well then, I think Jessica, you won.
EISENBERG: Well done Jessica.
EISENBERG: Thank you Corinne. Jessica, you'll be moving on to our final elimination round.
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