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P.S. I Love You

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:58am

The final round is a postscript to our show. In this game, we took that idea literally: all the answers are two-word names or phrases with the initials "P.S." Which gal "got married" in a 1986 film?

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I Sense A Theme Music

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:58am

Who could forget Celine Dion's Titanic's love anthem, "My Heart Will Go On"? We wish we could. In this game, identify movies from their famous soundtrack moments.

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Emily The Puzzle Slayer

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:58am

We quiz Emily Nussbaum, TV critic for The New Yorker, on her favorite show, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Plus, she finds a lifeline in Tom Lenk, the actor who played the show's beloved nerd. Slay on.

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Compound Fractures

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:58am

Compound words combine shorter ones, like "milkshake." The answers in this game seem compound, but aren't: you get a floor covering ("carpet") by combining a vehicle (car) with the family dog (pet).

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Busy Playwright Ayad Akhtar Finds His Groove

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:23am

Busy playwright Ayad Akhtar finds his groove

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US Open Under Way On A New Kind Of Pinehurst

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:13am

US Open under way on a new kind of Pinehurst

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CNN Looks For A Substitute When News Can't Deliver

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:13am

CNN looks for a substitute when news can't deliver

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Car Bomb Kills At Least 7 In Central Syria

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:13am

Car bomb kills at least 7 in central Syria

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EU Will Finance Projects Worth $68M In Moldova

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:13am

EU will finance projects worth $68M in Moldova

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How Dame Shirley Jumped Over Tech's Gender Gap In The 1960s

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:09am

Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley founded one of the U.K.'s first software startups, run almost entirely by women. The industry still has gender inequality, but Shirley showed alternatives were possible.

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Lawmakers Hope To Send Unified VA Bill To Obama By Late June

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:54am

The Senate and House have both voted to overhaul veterans' health care. Their votes come amid the controversy over long wait times at VA facilities for veterans seeking care.

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Bergdahl Writing, Posts Show Frustration, Struggle

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:53am

Bergdahl writing, posts show frustration, struggle

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Boeing, 5 Japanese Suppliers Ink 777X Deal

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:33am

Boeing, 5 Japanese suppliers ink 777X deal

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University Of Virginia Professor To Be Poet Laureate

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:19am

The Library of Congress is expected to announce on Thursday that Charles Wright, 78, of the University of Virginia will be the nation's next poet laureate.

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10 Things To Know For Today

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:13am

10 Things to Know for Today

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One Day, World Cup May Be Out Of This World

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:58am

At a news conference on Wednesday, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said, "We shall wonder if one day our game is played on other planets."

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Injured Sea Lion Set Free Off Peruvian Coast

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:53am

Injured sea lion set free off Peruvian coast

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Pope To World Cup: Overcome Racism, Greed In Sport

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:53am

Pope to World Cup: Overcome racism, greed in sport

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UK To Toughen Rules For Massive Forex Market

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:53am

UK to toughen rules for massive forex market

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For OPEC, The Price Of Oil Is Just Right, For Now

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:33am

For OPEC, the price of oil is just right, for now

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