||One-offs: A 'typo' neologism contest
||You're a fat-fingered typist: Change a word, name or phrase by either adding or substituting one letter that's adjacent (in any direction) to the original one on a regular QWERTY keyboard, or by doubling the correct letter.
||The Tile Invitational VIII
||Create a five-, six-, or seven-letter word (or phrase) by scrambling the letters of any of the provided sets and define it.
||Okay, once more around the track
||"Breed" any two of the provided foal names that got ink in Week 1400 and name the offspring to reflect both parents' names.
||Both sides now
||Delete one or more letters (in a row) from a word or brief phrase to find another word, and define it.
||Clue us in
||Supply clever, funny clues for as many as 25 of the words and multi-word terms in the provided grid.
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||Check your (homo)phones
||Invent a homophone--a word that sounds the same as an existing word but is spelled differently--and define it.
||"Breed" any two names from the provided list of 100 horses and name the foal to reflect both names.
||Heading for a foal -- our horse name 'breeding' contest
||Your job is to "breed" any two names of the 360 horses nominated for this year's Triple Crown races and name the "foal" to reflect both names.
||Inkorporation--a change-one-letter contest
||Change the name of a present or past business, store or agency (not just a product) by adding one letter, deleting one letter, transposing two letters or substituting one letter for another.
||Clue us in -- a backward crossword
||Supply clever, funny clues to up to 25 of the words and multi-word terms in the provided grid.
||Gaah! It's Limerixicon XII
||Supply a humorous, previously unpublished limerick significantly featuring any English word, name or term beginning with "ga-".
||It's E-Z Find-a-Word -- your own!
||Create a word or multi-word term that consists of adjacent letters -- in any direction or several directions -- in the provided grid, and provide a humorous definition.
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||In so many words
||Create an original backronym for a name or other term, especially one that's been in the news lately.
||Re-arrange all the words in the title of a movie, and describe the resulting work.
||We now have 4 digits; you now have 7 letters
||Choose any word, name or two-word term beginning anywhere from T through Z; then add one letter, drop one letter, substitute one letter for another, or transpose two adjacent letters, and define the result.
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||Write a "wellerism," a sentence that starts with a quote, often a short proverb, and goes on to include some sort of wordplay on something in the quote.
||Look back in Inker
||Enter any Style Invitational contest from Week 891 through 945 (except for Week 896, which was the same contest for the previous year).
||Our type o' headline
||Change a headline by one letter, or switch two letters, or change spacing or punctuation, in a headline (or most of a headline) appearing on an article or ad in The Washington Post or on washingtonpost.com from Oct. 7 through Oct. 17, and elaborate on it in a "bank" headline (subhead).
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||Clue us in
||Send us funny, clever clues for any of the words already in this grid.
||Change a movie title by one letter (or number, if the title includes a number) and describe the new film.
||Begin with a real name; append to it a word, name or expression so that they overlap; and finally define (humorously, of course) the resulting phrase.
||Going to the shrink
||Downsize the title of a book, movie or play to make it smaller or less momentous and describe it.
||Enter any Style Invitational from Week 790 through Week 840, except for Week 793 and Week 798.
||There Will Be Bloodline
||Breed any two of the winning "offspring" included in this week's results, and name their foal.