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Panel Round Two

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PETER SAGAL, Host:

Now 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 he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores.

CARL KASELL, Host:

Peter, one of those rare instances where we have a tie for first place among the three: Mo Rocca, Roxanne Roberts, and Charlie Pierce each has three points.

SAGAL: Okay. We have randomly selected Mo to go first. The clock will start when I begin your first question. Fill in the blank. On Tuesday, the AP announced that President Obama would be sending 1,200 National Guard troops to the blank.

MO ROCCA: Border.

SAGAL: With Mexico.

ROCCA: Right.

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SAGAL: In the wake of the recent disaster, the head of the agency that oversees blank resigned on Thursday.

ROCCA: It's the Minerals and something.

SAGAL: Minerals and Mining.

ROCCA: Yes.

SAGAL: Offshore drilling is the answer.

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SAGAL: Experts debated whether it was a rat or a vole that scurried in front of blank's podium during a recent press conference.

ROCCA: President Obama?

SAGAL: Indeed.

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SAGAL: 13.6 million viewers tuned in for last Sunday's broadcast of the finale of the TV show blank.

ROCCA: "Lost."

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: A Massachusetts' man was not injured even though he was blanked at work.

ROCCA: Top-killed, I don't know.

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SAGAL: No, sucked into a sausage machine.

ROCCA: Oh.

SAGAL: But he's fine, he's fine. A month after his daughter issued an ultimatum, former president blank said he had almost reached his goal weight for her wedding.

ROCCA: President Clinton.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: This week, 13-year-old Jordan Romero became the youngest person ever to climb blank.

ROCCA: It's got to be Mt. Everest.

SAGAL: It is.

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SAGAL: When asked by reporters...

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SAGAL: ...whether she was scared when a snake started coming out of her car's air conditioning vent, a Texas woman said blank.

ROCCA: She said, God, it could be anything.

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ROCCA: She said, I thought it was my husband.

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SAGAL: No. She said well somebody crapped my pants.

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SAGAL: That's what she said. Patty Everett...

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ROCCA: That's not how you, you're not going to get any electricity that way.

SAGAL: No.

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SAGAL: Patty Everett thought her brother was playing a prank when she saw the snake's head come out of her Buick's air conditioning vent. But it was no joke. A local veterinarian ultimately removed the 18-inch long snake from her car. Carl, how did Mo do on our quiz?

KASELL: Mo had a good round, Peter. Six correct answers, 12 more points. He now has 15 points, and Mo has the lead.

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SAGAL: Well done.

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SAGAL: All right, Charlie, you're up next. Please, fill in the blank. Federal forecasters warned that this year is likely to have an extremely active blank season.

CHARLIE PIERCE: Hurricane season.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: Television innovator and host of "Kids Say the Darndest Things," blank died at age 97.

PIERCE: Art Linkletter.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: Lee DeWyze beat out Crystal Bowersox to become the ninth season winner of blank.

PIERCE: American Idol with silly names.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: Disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis confessed to using performance enhancing drugs and said that he had witnessed blank doing so as well.

PIERCE: Lance Armstrong.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: The mystery of constantly draining hot tub at a safari park in South Africa...

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SAGAL: ...was solved this week when the staff discovered blank.

PIERCE: That elephants had been drinking out of it.

SAGAL: Exactly right.

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SAGAL: One in particular. Every morning the staff would fill the hot tub, every night it would be empty.

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SAGAL: Plumbers had no explanation and no leak could be found. It was only when a park visitor heard loud slurping noises...

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SAGAL: ...that the culprit was discovered. Carl, how did Charlie do on our quiz?

KASELL: Charlie had five correct answers for 10 more points. He now has 13 points, but Mo still has the lead with 15.

SAGAL: Well done. All right...

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SAGAL: So how many does Roxanne need to win, which I know she loves to do?

KASELL: Six to tie, seven to win outright.

SAGAL: Here you go, Roxanne. You like a challenge, here we go. Congress voted Thursday on whether to repeal the military's controversial blank policy.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: "Don't ask don't tell."

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: Although its landing this week was supposed to be its last, NASA is pushing for one more flight for blank.

ROBERTS: Atlantis.

SAGAL: Right, the space shuttle.

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SAGAL: In an effort to build trust between nations, this week Britain revealed the size of its blank.

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ROBERTS: Nuclear arsenal?

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: The FDA is considering endorsing a new drug that many are calling blank for women.

ROBERTS: Viagra.

SAGAL: Right.

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SAGAL: A software designer in New York has come up with a new Web application that protects users by eliminating blank on line.

ROBERTS: Posting yourself drunk.

SAGAL: No, any references to teen heartthrob Justin Bieber.

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SAGAL: In a move that shocked his fans, country legend blank cut off his braids.

ROBERTS: Shocked his fans, country legend, I don't know.

SAGAL: Willie Nelson. One study estimates almost five million hours of productivity were lost world wide when Google posted a blank on its homepage.

ROBERTS: A Pac-Man logo.

SAGAL: Right, a Pac-Man game.

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ROBERTS: Yes.

SAGAL: You could play it. A team of bank robbers in Germany attempting to rob an ATM by blasting off the front with explosives instead blanked.

ROBERTS: Leveled the building.

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SAGAL: Exactly right.

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SAGAL: Building was leveled. The only thing left standing undamaged, the ATM machine.

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SAGAL: Carl, did Roxanne do well enough to win?

KASELL: Well she needed six to tie, and she had six correct answers. So with 15 points, Mo Rocca and Roxanne Roberts are this week's co-champions.

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SAGAL: Mazal tov. Well done.

ROCCA: All right, we're going to have to - Yeah, okay. We're going to have to form a coalition government, I guess.

PIERCE: I know. We're going to settle the tie with a little ferret legging.

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