||As the word turns
||“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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||Clue us in -- a backward crossword
||Supply one or more creative clues for the provided filled-in crossword grid -- as many as 25 clues in all.
||The year in redo, Part 2
||Enter (or reenter) any Style Invitational contest from Week 1230 through Week 1254.
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||Less taste, more fill-in
||Give us a novel clue for any word or phrase in which the remaining letters in the provided crossword puzzle fit, across or down.
||D-E-F Comedy Jam (or E-D-F, etc.)
|| Coin a threeword phrase (you may add an insignificant word or two) whose words begin with D, E and F — in any order — and describe it.
||Colt following: The 'grandfoals'
||"Breed" any two of the 61 foal names that got ink this week, and name the offspring to reflect both parents names.
||Mess with our -- or anyone else's -- heads
||Reinterpret (or comment wryly on) a headline appearing in the Post (print or online or another publication dated March 9-20) by writing a bankhead, or subtitle.
||Do-over the do-over -- enter any of the year's contests
||Enter (or re-enter) any Style Invitational contest from Week 1149 to 1202, except for Week 1152, last year's do-over.
||Hyphen the Terrible
||Combine either half of a hyphenated word or compound term with either half of another such term to create a new hyphenated term, and describe the result humorously.
||Just drop it, okay?
||Drop the last letter from an existing word, phrase or name and define the result.
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||Where in the wor(l)d?
||(1) On What3words.com, find one or more humorously appropriate (or ironic) three-word codes at a particular place; or 2) find a three-word code, tell us where it is, and tell us what ought to be there.
||So what's to liken?
||Take any two items from the provided list and explain how they're similar or different, or connect the some other way.
||Put it in reverse
||Spell a word, name or phrase backward and define the result in a way that relates to the original.
||What have we here?
||Tell us what one or more of these objects really are.
||Choose a title of book, movie, play or TV show; drop all the vowels (including Y when it's used as a vowel); then add your choice of vowels -- as many as you like -- to create a new work; and describe it.
||You and what army? Military fictoids
||Give us some comically bogus trivia about the military, past or present, ours or theirs.
||One man's trash
||Suggest a humorous way to reuse one or more of the items listed above -- or anything else advertised on RepurposedMaterialsinc.com.
||The song remains the sa
||Supply a real song title that has the end or beginning -- or, what the heck, both -- chopped off and describe it.
||Heed! Indeed: Advice verse
||Write one of the provided reminders as a humorous poem of eight lines or fewer.
||Alter some moment in history and tell us -- in no more than about 50 words -- the likely outcome.
||Take any two items from the provided list and explain how they're similar or different.
||Create a good-bad-ugly progression.
||The cinquain feeling
||Write a clever cinquain. The five-line form is straightforward: first line, two syllables; second line, four syllables; third line, six; fourth line, eight; fifth line, two.
||Built for two
||Give humorous related names for any pair of features in a given building, organization, etc.
||'Might' makes ink
||Give us a joke using any of the using any of the provided "you might be" templates.
||In so many words
||Create an original backronym for a name or other term, especially one that's been in the news lately.
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||Send us some edgy rhyming alphabet-primer couplets. The pairs are AB, CD, EF, GH, IJ, KL, MN, OP, QR, ST, UV, WX, and YZ.
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||What's the diff?
||Explain how any two of the provided items are alike or different.
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||Come up with a term by scrambling any of the letters sets in the provided list, and define it.
||Write a "univocalic" newspaper headline -- one that uses only one vowel throughout.
||Re-arrange all the words in the title of a movie, and describe the resulting work.
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||Write a question that "ought to" be on a qualifying test for a particular job.
||Finish the Fire
||Finish "We Didn't Start the Fire," to summarize 1990 to the present.
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