||As the Word turns 5: Taking our vowels
||"Discover" a word or multiword 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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||Write a clever, funny definition for any of the provided Loser-concocted words and phrases, and/or show they'd be used.
||AZ if -- balancing acts
||Think of a new word or two-word phrase that begins and ends -- either way -- with one of the provided "alphabetically balanced" pairs.
||The confaketionary -- food fictoids
||Tell us some comically false "fact" about food, drink or dining.
||MRGRS: Mash 2 abbrevs.
||Combine two acronyms or other abbreviations, whether of entities or expressions, into one big one, and describe it, offer a slogan for the new organization, etc.
||Lidder me this: anagram riddles
||Write a Q&A joke (or an A followed by a Q, if you're into "Jeopardy!") in which the punchline contains an anagram or one or more relevant words or names.
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||Choose a headline or sentence from The Post or another publication, print or online, dated May 9-20, 2019. Then change that headline or other text by:
A. Deleting up to 40 consecutive characters from it (put brackets around the deleted text);
B. Adding up to 40 consecutive characters from the same article or ad (write the additions in capital letters);
or C. Both A and B, as long as the added text goes at the end of your headline or sentence.
||Spinoff x Time Is Now = Grandfoals Week!
||"Breed" any two of the 65 foal names that got ink this week, and name the offspring to reflect both parents' names.
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||"Breed" any two names from the provided list of 100 horses and name the foal to reflect both names.
||Chapter and worse
||Tell or describe a Bible story, or another classical or folk tale, very briefly (75 words would be lengthy) in the voice of a particular author or other person.
||Back to the drawing board
||Come up with an idea for an invention that still needs a bug ironed out.
||The Tile Invitational VI
||Create a five-, six-, or seven-letter word (or phrase) by scrambling the letters of any of the sets and define it.
||Lies, damn lies, with statistics
||Tell us some bogus trivia using "statistics" or some bogus quantitative meaure.
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||Neologisms in TOUR de Fours XV
||Coin a word or multi-word term that contains the letter block T-O-U-R and describe it. The letters may be in any order.
||Hits and Googles
||Find us either a Googlenope -- a phrase in quotation marks that generates no previous hits -- or a Googleyup, a phrase that surprisingly does have hits.
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||All the muse that's fit to print
||Present a "what if" scenario and explain its effect.
||Neologisms to di- for
||Replace a digraph in an existing word or phrase with another digraph to make a new term.
||OK, hivemind! A contest with new Scrabble words
||Choose any two of the words in the provided list as the beginning and end of a humorous word chain of 6 to 14 words or phrases.
||Really, now? A matter of degree.
||Tell us an indication to some problem, followed by an even more dire sign.
||Film flam -- movie anagrams
||Rearrange the letters of a title of a movie or play to make a new title, then describe the new work.
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||Mind your P's and B's (and more)
||Replace one or more P's in a word, name, or multi-word term with a B or with another letter and define or describe the results.