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SOLUTION TO LAST MONTH'S PUZZLER

It takes only two quick steps to see the solution:

1.  The dogs were 100 meters apart at the time the engineer hit the ground. The dogs' noses would have touched, crushing Fifi the flea after exactly eight seconds had elapsed. The fact that the flea stayed in the air was irrelevant.

2.  The fact that the engineer did NOT stay in the B-1 bomber was NOT irrelevant. Because the B-1 bomber's pilot IMMEDIATELY took evasive action when she saw the dogs collide, the engineer did not have time to change his clothes before losing his balance and falling through the cargo door.
Therefore, the engineer's suspenders were red.


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