One Vowel At A Time Can we buy some vowels, please? In this final round, each answer contains each of the five vowels-- a, e, i, o, u-- exactly once. You don't need no education to ace this one!

One Vowel At A Time

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JONATHAN COULTON, BYLINE: (Singing) So she says it's time she goes, wanted to be sure I know, she hopes we can be friends. I think, yeah, I guess we can say I didn't think to ask her why. She blocked her eyes and drew the curtains with knots I've got yet to untie. What if I was Romeo in black jeans? What if I was Heathcliff? It's no myth. Maybe she's just looking for someone to dance with.



Jonathan Coulton. Now here to crown this week's grand champion, let's bring back Fred, Stefie, Ali, Tom and Pat to play our ASK ME one more final round.


EISENBERG: Our puzzle guru, Art Chung, will lead the final round.

ART CHUNG, BYLINE: Thanks Ophira. This final round is called One Vowel at a Time. Each answer is a word that contains each of the five vowels, A, E, I, O and U, exactly once. So for example, if I said, it's a state of extreme physical or mental fatigue, you would say, exhaustion. We're playing this spelling bee-style, so one wrong answer and you're out. You'll only have a few seconds to give us an answer. The last person standing is our ASK ME ANOTHER grand winner. For your prize, you will receive full access to STARZ Play to watch Sir Patrick's "Blunt Talk" and other great STARZ shows. So here we go.

Fred, someone who's equally skilled with left and right hands is called this.

FRED STRAUSS: Ambidextrous.

CHUNG: That's correct.


CHUNG: Stefie, this vegetable looks a lot like a very pale version of its relative, broccoli.

STEFIE KAN: Cauliflower.

CHUNG: That's right.


CHUNG: Ali, this term refers to what's said by characters in television programs and films.


CHUNG: That's right.


CHUNG: Tom, this kind of party is often thrown by people after they move into a new home.

TOM CARTER: Housewarming.

CHUNG: You got it.


CHUNG: Pat, food so delicious it literally makes you salivate can be described as this.

PAT KATZ: I don't know.

CHUNG: You have no idea? All right. Let's move to Fred. Fred, do you know?

STRAUSS: Ambrosial. No.

CHUNG: No, I'm sorry, that's not right. Let's go to Stefie. She's looking at Ali.

KAN: No - I don't know.

CHUNG: Three seconds. No? Ali, do you know? No - shaking your head. Tom, if you know the answer, you're our grand prize winner.

CARTER: Well, I'm really, really hoping it's mouthwatering.

CHUNG: That's right.


EISENBERG: Tom, well done. Tom, you're our ASK ME ANOTHER big winner. Enjoy your prize. Congratulations.

CARTER: Thank you very much.


EISENBERG: That's 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. Come see us live - go to

ASK ME ANOTHER's puzzle guru is Art Chung.

CHUNG: Hey, my name anagrams to narc thug (ph).

EISENBERG: Our house musician is Jonathan Coulton.

CHUNG: Oujolttha cannon (ph).

EISENBERG: Additional puzzle writing by Greg Lightman (ph), Josiah Madigan, J. Keith van Straaten and senior writers Kyle Beakley (ph) and Karen Lury (ph). ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Josh Rogosin...

CHUNG: So-J gohnoirs (ph).

EISENBERG: ...Danny Shin (ph), Lena Mzetses (ph), Mike Katzif, Anabel Bacon, and intern, McKenzie Austin (ph). Our executive producer is Jesse Baker. We are recorded by Damon Whittemore, Kristen Mueller and David Hertkin (ph). 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.

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

CHUNG: Ophira Eisenberg.


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