||Doomed to repeat it
||Create "Unreal Facts" about history.
||Give Us Willies
||Write an original Little Willie poem, perhaps reflecting our current era. This is a venerable four-line genre in which Master W. does some nasty thing and doesn't tend to learn to be a Good Boy by poem's end.
||Breed any two "foals" in today's results, or one foal with one of the real horse names used in today's entries--and name the "grandfoal." The name may not exceed 18 characters, including spaces, and your entry shouldn't remotely duplicate any of today's results.
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||Breed any two of 100 of the almost 400 horses eligible for this year's Triple Crown races, and name the foal.
||Bring up the rear
||Move the last letter of an existing word or name to the front of the word, and define the new term.
||Lift a word that appears inside a longer word; pair it with the original word to create a phrase; and define it.
||Oilies but goodies
||Write lyrics somehow related to the oil spill, set to an existing tune.
||No Googlenopes left
||Come up with a humorous Googlenope.
||Tour de Fours VI
||Coin and define a humorous word that includes -- with no other letters between them, but in any order -- the letters T, H, R, and E.
||Clue Us In
||You supply one or more clues for the words in a filled-in grid.
||Supply a humorous limerick prominently featuring any English word, name or term beginning with the letters di-.
||Give us a slogan for any city or town.
||Come up with an original phrase that generates at least 1 million listings on a Google search.
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||Create an original word containing -- in any order -- at least a W, an I, two T's and an E.
||DQ Very Much
||Give us a phrase or sentence that would nip a potential relationship in the bud (or elsewhere).
||Ripped Off From the Headlines
||Send us some Onion-type headlines.
||Take The Fifth
||Enter any Style Invitational contest from Week 725 through Week 789. Each entry must include the word "five" of "fifth" or something fiveish, or -- depending on your favorite anniversary tradition -- something involving (a) wood or (b) silverware.
||Clue Us In
||Compile a set of funny alternative clues to a crossword penned by Ace Constructor Paula Gamache.
||The 1K Club
||Supply a chain of 20 names -- they may be names of people, places, organizations, products, etc., but they must be names -- beginning and ending with "Chris Doyle."
||Explain how the world would be different had some event not occurred.
||Splice Work If You Can Get It
||Combine two words -- overlapping by at least two letters -- into what's known by polysyllabic types as a portmanteau word, and by the rest of us as mash word, and define it.
||It's Doo-Dah Day
||Write humorous lyrics commemorating any of the 50 states of the District, set to any of these Stephen Foster songs.
||Look This Up in Your Funk & Wagnalls
||Supply the pair of terms listed at the top of a page of any print dictionary to indicate the first and last listings on the page, and define that hyphenated term.
||Using any of the words of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, in whatever order you like, create your own passage.
||Clue Us In
||Give us a whole new set of clues to a crossword puzzle penned by Ace Constructor Paula Gamache.
||Time-Wastes For Everyman
||Describe activities that make entering The Style Invitational seem like a constructive use of one's time.
||Supply a humorous limerick based on any word in the dictionary beginning with cl- through co-.
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