January 30, 1999

Listen to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me:
(14.4 | 28.8)

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Host: Peter Sagal
Official Judge and Scorekeeper: Carl Kasell
Not My Job Guests: Martin Goldsmith, Host of Performance Today

This Week's Panelists:
Washington Post Style Section Writer Roxanne Roberts
•Author Roy Blount, Jr.
Esquire Magazine and Only a Game Contributer Charlie Pierce

Round 1: "Introduction/Essay"
Protecting the House Managers' Feelings

"Week in Review"
The Pope's travels, impeachment highlights ... and more.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"

Round 2: "We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Listener Bluff"

The long arm of the law is longer than you think. A listener tries to pick the real news story from the fakes.

"We'll Wait, You Tell Us" (Listener Segments)
"Not My Job"
Performance Today host Martin Goldsmith dons his team colors to play "Football Today" in anticipation of the Superbowl.

"Week in Review"
Exorcism and the census revised, and more.

"Who Is Carl This Time?"

"Listener Limerick Challenge" A listener completes three newsy limericks, as read by Carl.

"Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank"
Each panelist has one minute to fill in as many blanks as he or she can.

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