1119 We want hue so bad Invent a name for a color and describe it. H
186 CALLING THE TOON Who are these people? What are they doing? H H
128 LIKE, DUH Come up with snappy answers to stupid questions. H
125 ASK BACKWARD VI You are on "Jeopardy!" These are the answers. What are the questions? 2
124 SPOON-FEED US. Come up with spoonerisms, expressions based on the transposition of the initial sounds of two paired words. H
117 GIVE 'EM HELOISE Come up with a tribute to Heloise, that queen of inanely creative recycling. L
113 WHAT KIND OF FOAL AM I? Take a list of horses nominated to the Triple Crown races this year, choose any two, and propose a name for their offspring. 3
106 DRAWING CONCLUSIONS Who are these people, and what are they doing? 5
102 HELP! I'M A PRISONER IN THIS CONTEST Come up with fortune cookie messages that you would love to see, but never will. H
96 STICK IT IN YOUR ERA Come up with a catch phrase for the 1990s. H H
93 I WANT THE MONGOOSE Tell us, in 50 words or fewer, why you must have this elegant piece of taxidermy featuring a snake being killed by a mongoose. L
85 PLAY MYTHTY FOR ME Come up with new urban myths, those vaguely believable, wildly paranoid stories that circulate by word of mouth until they are generally accepted as true. H
84 THE WASHINGTON IRVINGS Come up with creative names for the high school football teams of real towns in America. H
81 HEADS, YOU LOSE Take any two or more headlines anywhere in today's Washington Post, and combine them to make a funnier headline. H
77 THE RORSCHACH OF THE CROWD II What do these ink blots mean? H
76 ADIOS. Tell us, in 40 words or fewer, what is great about August in Washington. It's August, and we're out of here. H H
75 CURSES! Come up with modern maledictions in the wise and entertaining Yiddish tradition. L
72 OH, HELL Come up with the perfect vision of Hell for a famous person, living or dead. H
56 DO THE HOOKY POKEY Come up with inventive ways to call in sick or otherwise persuade your employer you must miss a day. H
55 ESCAPE CLAUSES Send us self-serving moral loopholes through which the enterprising 1990s transgressor can crawl. 2
53 CRUEL FETE Tell us how the Invitational has changed America. R
51 CAPTION CRUNCH, VOL. II Supply captions for any of these pictures. H
42 HEY, IT COULD BE WORSE There are worse things in life than the Washington Redskins. Just tell us what they are. W
39 WAY OUTSIDE THE LINES Name a new crayon color for the 1990s, with a description. 3
37 A STATE OF DISGRACE? Propose any of the following for D.C.: A State Name, A State Flower, A State Bird, A State Slogan, A State Capital, A Governor, An Insulting State Joke. H
35 LIGHT AT THE END? Tell the federal government what it should do with the 14-mile-long, 15-foot-diameter sausage-shaped tunnel it dug near Waxahachie, Tex., for the Superconducting Super Collider project that was scrapped by Congress last week. H H H H H
34 INSPECT A GADGET What do these machines do? 2
32 FATAL ART ATTACK In 50 words or fewer, describe a performance art concept that might get public funding. Winners will be audacious enough to seem like art, but pretentious enough to seem to have a social "message. H
31 INVITATION TO A DUAL Divide the world into two types of people. H
30 THE RORSCHACH OF THE CROWD Interpret any of the provided ink blots. H
28 MOTHERS-IN-LAW OF INVENTION Propose some drastic change in government to help the economy or otherwise improve the quality of life in America. H
27 IT'S THE EPONYMY, STUPID Coin an eponym, a word or figure of speech based on the name of a famous person. You must define the word, and, if you wish, use it in a sentence. H
25 CAPTION CRUNCH Write a caption for any of these photos. H
23 HAPPY ENDINGS Modernize an old quote or expression by altering its ending. L 1