Get In Shape Don't worry, no burpees or pushups in this final round. Instead, every answer is a word, phrase, or proper noun that contains the name of a geometric shape or figure.
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Get In Shape

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OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:

Now we're going to crown this week's grand champion. Let's bring back from our prior games AJ, Josh, Sabina and Michael.

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EISENBERG: And our puzzle guru, Art Chung, will lead our Ask Me One More final round.

ART CHUNG, BYLINE: Thanks, Ophira. This final round is called Get In Shape. Every correct answer will be a word, phrase or proper noun that contains the name of a geometric shape or figure. So, for example, if I said, it's the New York City location where the ball drops on New Year's Eve, you would say Times Square. We're going to play this spelling bee style, so one wrong answer and you're out. You only have a few seconds to give me that answer, and the last person standing is our ASK ME ANOTHER grand winner. For your prize, you'll receive a Whole Foods bag of junk food signed by and picked over by Jim Gaffigan.

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CHUNG: Here we go. AJ - fraud in which victims are enticed to recruit further victims with the promise of recruitment commissions.

AJ VENTURA: A pyramid scheme.

CHUNG: That's right.

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CHUNG: Josh - a hip-hop star behind the pioneering rap group NWA, who also starred in the "Friday" franchise and the film, "Get Hard."

JOSH WALFISH: Kevin Hart. I know that's not right, but...

CHUNG: That's not right.

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CHUNG: We'll go to Sabina. Do you know the answer?

SABINA BRUKNER: Ice Cube.

CHUNG: That's correct. Thank you, Josh.

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CHUNG: Josh is out. We're to Michael. Long-running TV game show in which contestants have to guess whether celebrities are answering questions truthfully to claim spaces in a tic-tac-toe competition.

MICHAEL KELLMAN: "Hollywood Squares."

CHUNG: You got it.

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CHUNG: AJ - a recurring 1970s "Saturday Night Live" sketch about a family of aliens who claim they're originally from France.

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VENTURA: "The Coneheads."

CHUNG: That's right.

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CHUNG: Sabina - the opening lyrics to this song from the Disney musical "The Lion King" are in Zulu, not Swahili.

BRUKNER: "Circle Of Life."

CHUNG: Yep.

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CHUNG: Nice pull, Sabina. Michael - you can become the mayor of your local coffee shop and collect badges thanks to this location-based check-in app with over 50 million users.

I'm going to have to give you three seconds.

KELLMAN: Square space.

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CHUNG: No, I'm sorry, that's not right. AJ, do you know the answer?

VENTURA: Foursquare.

CHUNG: Yes, that's right - Foursquare. Thank you, Michael.

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CHUNG: We're down to Sabina and AJ. Sabina - a materialistic song memorably performed by Marilyn Monroe in the film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

BRUKNER: "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend."

CHUNG: That's right.

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CHUNG: AJ - in Washington, D.C., it's the nickname for the grassy, oval park south of the White House.

VENTURA: Dupont Circle.

CHUNG: No, I'm sorry. It's not south of the White House. That's not what we're looking for. Sabina, if you know the answer, you're our grand prize winner.

BRUKNER: The Ellipse.

CHUNG: That's right.

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EISENBERG: Nice job, Sabina. Congratulations, you are our ASK ME ANOTHER big winner. Enjoy your autographed snacks.

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EISENBERG: Well done.

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EISENBERG: That is our show. Thank you so much for playing. Check out our podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. And you can find us on Facebook or Twitter - @NPRAskMeAnother. And come see us live. Go to amatickets.org. ASK ME ANOTHER's puzzle guru is Art Chung.

CHUNG: Hey, my name anagrams to narc thug.

EISENBERG: Our house musician is Jonathan Coulton.

CHUNG: Thou jolt a cannon.

EISENBERG: Additional puzzle writing by Janet Faulk (ph), Matt Foster, Greg Lightman, Natasha Lake (ph) and Danielle Thompson (ph). ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Josh Rogosin, Denny Shin, Lina Misitzis, Annabel Bacon and our intern, Mackenzie Austin (ph). Our executive producer is Jesse Baker. We are recorded by Damon Whittemore, Noriko Okabe and David Hurtgen. ASK ME ANOTHER was created by Eric Nuzum. We'd like to thank our home in Brooklyn, N.Y., The Bell House.

CHUNG: Hot heel blues.

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

CHUNG: Ophira Eisenberg.

EISENBERG: And this was ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR.

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