Answers So Nice, They Named Them Twice They call New York, New York, "the city so nice, they named it twice," and that's the theme for this game. All answers will be phrases that feature repeated words or names.

Answers So Nice, They Named Them Twice

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Now we're going to crown this week's grand champion. Let's bring back from "300 Spartans Can't Be Wrong," Bridget Oliveri.

from "Something Borrowed," Julia Schult, from "Heroic Tunes," Brendan Gillett, from "One Letter Away," Ken Rossen and from "Fictional Illnesses," Casey Zakroff."


EISENBERG: Our puzzle guru Art Chung will tell us about what's in store for the final round.

ART CHUNG, BYLINE: Thanks Ophira. They call New York, New York, the city so nice, they named it twice. And that's the theme for this round. All the answers will be phrases that feature repeated words or names. So, for example, if I said it's a classic rock song made famous by "The Kingsmen" with hard to understand lyrics, you'd say "Louie Louie" or "Louie Louie," depending. We're playing this spelling bee style, so one wrong answer and you're out. You only have a few seconds to give me that answer. The last person standing is our Ask Me Another grand winner. And your prize will be that jar of awarding-winning honey from the award-winning Neil Gaiman.


CHUNG: Here we go. Bridget, if you want to talk turkey, you might want to make this sound.

BRIDGET OLIVERI: Gobble, gobble.

CHUNG: That's right.


CHUNG: Julia, the typical response to this two-word joke phrase is who's there?

JULIA SCHULT: Knock, knock.

CHUNG: Who's there?

SCHULT: Knock, knock.

CHUNG: Correct. Brendan, it's a sweet treat whose French-to-English translation would be good, good.


CHUNG: That's right.


CHUNG: Ken, it's a leggy dance perhaps seen at the Moulin Rouge.


CHUNG: Cancan is correct.


CHUNG: Casey, this film stars Jim Carrey as a lawyer who has a problem controlling the words coming out of his mouth.


CHUNG: That's right.


CHUNG: We're back to Bridget. Bridget, the odds that flipping a coin will come up heads or tails.

OLIVERI: Fifty-fifty.

CHUNG: Fifty-fifty is correct. Julia, it's the longtime slogan of Little Caesars restaurant chain.

SCHULT: Cheese-cheese.

CHUNG: No, I'm sorry. That's incorrect. Let's see if Brendan knows. Brendan, it's the longtime slogan of Little Caesars.

GILLETT: Pizza-pizza?

CHUNG: That's right. Thank you, Julia.


CHUNG: Ken, news boys would yell this phrase, followed by read all about it.

ROSSEN: Extra, extra.

CHUNG: Extra, extra, you got it. Casey, this song was a hit for both Tommy James And The Shondells and Billy Idol.

ZAKROFF: I don't know.

CHUNG: You don't know. All right, let's step aside. Bridget, do you know the answer?

OLIVERI: No, I don't think so.

CHUNG: Oh, I'm sorry. OK, step aside, we're going to go to Brendan.

GILLETT: "You Spin My Head Right Round, Right Round?"


CHUNG: No, that's incorrect. Let's see, Ken, if you know the answer, you are our grand winner.

ROSSEN: "Mony Mony."

CHUNG: "Mony Mony" is correct.


EISENBERG: Ken, you are our ASK ME ANOTHER big winner. Enjoy your Neil Gaiman honey. Congratulations.

ROSSEN: Thank you very much.

EISENBERG: And one more hand for our VIP, Neil Gaiman.


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