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NPR DB ID: 928
I'm the man who gave James Bond his license
Correct: Paula Poundstone
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a scream in the news, Not My Job about scale models, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what debate demands will the Democratic presidential candidates make?

Bill Kurtis almost said the full answer for the third limerick, but stopped himself after saying the first part of the word. The listener did have the correct answer and Bill took the credit for the third limerick when he announced how many the listener got correct.

At the end of the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round, Bill Kurtis stated that it was the first time that the round ended in a three-way tie under his watch. In fact, there have previously been two shows that ended with panelists being in a three-way tie with Bill Kurtis as scorekeeper (2012-08-18, which Paula Poundstone was one of the panelists, and 2014-09-06).