The words in each set have a common connection, something that bonds all three of them in some way, shared features or characteristics...a manifestation of common attributes.
Can you find a Commonality?
= 1. RUNNER - POINT - DOUBLING CUBE
= 2. YELLOW - BLACK - BALTIC
= 3. WAR HERO - CHRISTMAS TREE - NEW APARTMENT
= 4. LENNY - TOOTSIE - ISHTAR
= 5. CRAB - CANDY - CARMEL
= 6. GOBI - LIBYAN - NUBIAN
= 7. STRAWBERRY - ASH - PLATINUM
= 8. DRUG - LIQUOR - HARDWARE
= 9. NADIA - LYUDMILA - OLGA
= 10. JESSICA HAHN - FAWN HALL - ROSE WOODS