Race Against Time

The Puzzler

RAY: Here’s the answer. Now remember, they could not use any timepieces, per se.

TOM: Per se. But it doesn't mean you couldn't measure time somehow, if it weren't with a timepiece.

RAY: Right. You could use the sun. And I'm sure people were trying to think of how to use the odometer, or singing a song. You could do that. They could sing the "Star Spangled Banner."

But better than all of those is you turn on the windshield wipers. And you count the swipes.

TOM: Wow!

RAY: And you can't get a better timepiece than that. Who's our winner?

TOM: That's very good! And the prize this week goes to Julie Johnson from Washington, D.C. Congratulations, Julie!

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