Walk, Don't Run In this final round, every answer contains one of three natural human gaits — "walk," "skip," or "run."
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Walk, Don't Run

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OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:

It's time to crown our big winner. Let's bring back our finalists - Tyler Kraus, who works for his sister, but she's not his direct supervisor...

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: ...And Patrick Drislane, who takes naps covered in coins.

(LAUGHTER)

EISENBERG: Puzzle guru Greg Pliska, take it away.

GREG PLISKA: Tyler and Patrick, your final round is called Walk, Don't Run. Every answer will contain one of three natural human gaits - walk, skip or run. For example, if I said it's the 1993 movie about the Jamaican bobsled team, you would answer "Cool Runnings," 'cause that has the word run in it. Our big winner will receive an ASK ME ANOTHER Rubik's Cube signed by Diane Guerrero. Now, we rolled a 20-sided die backstage, and Tyler is going first. Here we go. Tyler, in 2017, this reality show hosted by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn aired its 16th season.

TYLER KRAUS: Runway - "Project Runway."

PLISKA: That is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: Patrick, this Atlantic City attraction is the most expensive property on a standard Monopoly board.

PATRICK DRISLANE: Boardwalk.

PLISKA: Boardwalk is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: Tyler, this hip-hop group teamed up with Steven Tyler to record a cover of "Walk This Way."

KRAUS: Run DMC (laughter).

PLISKA: Correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: Patrick, she is Barbie's younger sister.

DRISLANE: Skipper.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: Very good. Correct. Tyler, this Mattel card game is based on the old game Spite and Malice.

KRAUS: I don't know.

PLISKA: The correct answer is Skip‑Bo.

KRAUS: Never heard of it.

(LAUGHTER)

PLISKA: It's got skip in the answer there. All right. Patrick, this toy - popular in the 1990s - challenged users to hop over a rotating ball attached to one's ankle.

DRISLANE: Skip-it.

PLISKA: That is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: Tyler, he's the cartoon character Wile E. Coyote fails to catch.

KRAUS: Oh, boy. I should really know this, but I'm blanking. I'm not sure.

PLISKA: No, I'm sorry. We were looking for Road Runner.

KRAUS: Oh, my God. Yeah, there it is.

PLISKA: That one.

KRAUS: (Laughter).

PLISKA: Yes. Patrick, it's the TV series starring Chuck Norris who subdued criminals using martial arts.

DRISLANE: "Walker, Texas Ranger."

PLISKA: That is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: We are at the halfway point. Patrick is in the lead 4 to 2. Tyler, 21st birthdays are not celebratory occasions in this dystopian novel, adapted into a 1976 sci-fi film.

KRAUS: I'm forgetting everything right now. Oh, no. No.

PLISKA: The answer is "Logan's Run" - "Logan's Run." Patrick, Shel Silverstein wrote this children's poetry collection published in 1974.

DRISLANE: "Where The Sidewalk Ends."

PLISKA: That is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: All right. So here's the situation. Patrick is in the lead 5 to 2. Tyler, if you get this question wrong, Patrick will win the game. Tyler, it's America's second most popular brand of peanut butter.

KRAUS: Skippy.

PLISKA: Skippy is correct.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

KRAUS: Knew that one.

PLISKA: OK. The score now is 5 to 3. Patrick, if you get this question right, you will win. The tiniest puppy in the litter is known as this.

DRISLANE: It's a runt.

PLISKA: That is correct...

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

PLISKA: ...Patrick.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

EISENBERG: Tyler, you're fantastic. Thank you so much. Well done.

KRAUS: Thank you.

EISENBERG: Big hand for Tyler, everybody.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: And congratulations, Patrick. You're our winner.

(APPLAUSE)

EISENBERG: And that is our show. ASK ME ANOTHER's Puzzle guru is Greg Pliska.

PLISKA: Hey, my name anagrams to sparkle gig.

EISENBERG: Our house musician is Jonathan Coulton.

PLISKA: Thou jolt a cannon.

EISENBERG: Our puzzles were written by Andrew Kane, Madeline Kaplan, Carol Lee and senior writers Kyle Beakley and Karen Lurie (ph), with additional material by Will Hines. Our acting senior supervising producer is Rachel Neil (ph). ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Sylvie Douglas (ph), Mike Katzif, Travis Larchuk, Julia Melfi, Kiara Powell (ph), Denny Shin and Rommel Wood, along with Steve Nelson and Anya Grundmann. We were recorded by Damon Whittemore, Rick Kwan (ph), Noriko Okabe and David Hurtgen. We'd like to thank our home in Brooklyn, N.Y., The Bell House...

PLISKA: Hot heel blues.

EISENBERG: ...And our production partner WNYC. I'm her ripe begonias.

PLISKA: Ophira Eisenberg.

EISENBERG: And this was ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR.

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