What was it?


Mutt was all wrong, so Lem’s placing of the Chevy and Ford [being the same as Mutts] must also have been wrong. But Lem had two right, so these must have been the Datsun [second] and the Toyota [fourth]. Clem had only one right; it wasn’t the Toyota, because Mutt had that second and Mutt was all wrong. It wasn’t the Datsun because we already know that was one of the ones that Lem had correct as #2. And it wasn’t the Chevy, which he named fourth because Lem was correct about the Toyota being #4. So it had to be Ford, which he named as #1. This leaves the third place to the Chevy.

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