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Nine Unusual States

The Puzzler


RAY: Here's the answer: what makes these states unusual is that they're isogrammatic words-- words in which no letter is repeated. Texas has five unique letters. Wyoming has seven, and so does New York. But none are repeated. And there are no other states, save for those, that are isogrammatical.

TOM: What about Texas?

RAY: I have Texas on the list, you dope. So do we have a winner?

TOM: Our winner this week is Sally Milgram from Prairie Village, Kansas. Congratulations, Sally!

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