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The Puzzler


TOM: This was so easy.

RAY: You think?

TOM: Oh, even Dougie got it immediately.

RAY: Oh, I hadn't meant for it to be that easy.

TOM: You didn't. Especially ... I mean, I guess on the heels of the previous World War II Puzzler of just a few weeks ago.

RAY: Well, it had to do with lefts and rights.

TOM: It had to do with lefts and rights again.

RAY: I guess that was the giveaway.

TOM: I think maybe it was.

RAY: His English birth betrayed him.

TOM: Yeah, because he looked to the right. As he was stepping off the curb, he looked to the right. And, that's the direction that the cars would be coming from if you were in England.

RAY: Jolly old.

TOM: Jolly old, or merry old.

RAY: Yeah.

TOM: Yeah. Merry old, but old David Thorndike is nowhere now, except maybe ...

RAY: So he looked in the wrong direction, and, of course, the Gestapo guy, who'd been following him around ...

TOM: Who was suspicious of him anyway.

RAY: From the very beginning.

TOM: Just needed one little thing to shoot him, an excuse to shoot him in the ribs, and that's what ...

RAY: That was it. That was it.

TOM: That's it. Of course, what we didn't know was that there was someone over to his right who yelled out, "Hey, David." He turns to the right -- bingo, he's dead.

RAY: Anyway, who's our winner?

TOM: The winner is Jill Sanford from Fort Collins, Colorado.

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