Emergency Surgery in Horse Town! (This ain't no haircut!)

The Puzzler

RAY: Here's how she operates on the three victims. Even though her left hand is in a sling, she manages to use it enough to get a surgical glove on her right hand - the hand she'll operate with.

She takes a second surgical glove and puts it over the first glove so now she's wearing two gloves on her right hand. She operates on victim, I mean patient number one.

She now peels off that second glove and turns it inside out, and puts it aside. She now operates on patient number two using glove number one.

For patient number three, she takes the glove that she had removed first and puts it on inside-out so that the two contaminated surfaces, the one from patient one, and the contaminated surface from patient two are touching.

TOM: That's good, that's good!

RAY: And the outside of that glove is now perfect for patient three. By the way none of them lived, but I thought it was a nice story anyway.
So who's our winner?

TOM: The winner this week is Dana Kraft from Las Vegas, Nevada, and for having her answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, Dana is going to get a $26 gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at cartalk.com, with which she can get a copy of our new book, Ask Click and Clack.

RAY: Congratulations, Dana!

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