What Do These Words Have in Common?
RAY: Well, you could actually solve it by just using the first two words.
TOM: Deft and first.
RAY: What all of these words have in common is they all contain three consecutive letters of the alphabet.
RAY: Is that sneaky?
TOM: So they do.
RAY: D-E-F-R-S-T-L-M-N, N-O-P in canopy.
RAY: G-H-I in laughing, et cetera, et cetera, S-T-U in stupid.
TOM: Very, very good.
RAY: A-B-C in crab cake. Do we have a winner?
TOM: H-I-J. Yeah, yeah we do.
RAY: You didn't trust me did you?TOM: No I didn't. Yeah, we have a winner. It's John Leete, L-E-E-T-E from Arlington, Virginia.
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