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The Hard Stuff: Car Talk's Toughest Puzzlers

The Car Talk Puzzler

Our Car Talk Puzzlers vary in difficulty. Some are confoundingly perplexing paradigms of puzzledom that are the subject of intense dialectical debate between Stephen Hawking and Bill Moyers. Other puzzlers come from the harmonica players Ray meets when he's hanging out in Harvard Square.

These puzzlers fall into that first category are puzzlers that are so intricate, so convoluted and so obfuscated that they're sure to start the smoke pouring of your cranium. Good luck and let us know how you did!

Tom ... Ray

Tom and Ray Magliozzi
Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers

P.S. If you don't understand our explanation of the answer, drop us a note. With currency attached.





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