||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.
||Restocking the Cabinet
||Explain why a particular person -- or thing -- ought to fill a Cabinet post or other U.S. government position.
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||Plan C -- a third candidate?
||Explain why some novel person (or thing) should be president; you could also suggest a president-veep ticket.
||Derby or not Derby
||"Breed" any two of the provided racehorses nominated for this year's Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont; and name the foal to reflect both names.
||Oops? You do it again.
||Enter any Style Invitational contest from Week 1098 through Week 1148, except for Week 1101, last year's do-over.
||A deviant character
||Change the name of person or animal -- real or fictional -- by adding or subtracting one letter; substituting one letter for another; or switching the positions of two nearby letters, and describing the results.
||A DICEy situation
||Coin a word or multi-word term that contains the letter block D-I-C-E.
||Mess with our heads
||Reinterpret (or comment wryly on) a headline appearing in the Post (print or online) Sept. 17-28 by writing a bankhead, or subtitle.
||Provide a humorous caption for any of the cartoons provided.
||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.
||Colt Following: 'Grandfoals'
||"Breed" any two of the 65 foal names that got ink this week and name the offspring to reflect the parents' names.
||Breed 'em and weep
||Breed any two of the provided 100 racehorses nominated for this year's Triple Crown events and name the foal the reflect both names.
||When you riff upon a store
||Use a wordplay on a song title as a name or slogan for a real or imagined business.
||The mama of all humor
||Write a [Someone’s] Mama joke for some well-known figure, past or present, real or fictional.
||Send us the bill
||Combine two or more names from the list of members of Congress on this page to "cosponsor" a bill based on their combined last names, and state its purpose.
||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.
||Ask backwards with our answers, your questions
||Supply the questions to as many of the 16 supplies answers as you like.
||Playing the dozens
||1. Start with any 12-letter word, name or multi-word phrase.
2. Add one letter OR drop one letter OR substitute another letter OR switch the position of two letters to create a new term, as in the examples given.
3. Define or describe the result humorously.
||Band on the pun
||Alter the name of a music group or performer slightly -- not necessarily by just one letter, but enough so it's obvious what the original is -- and describe it in some way.
||It's the stupidity, stupid
||Write us stupid questions that will make us laugh.
||Little piddle riddle
||Ask a question and answer it with a rhyme.
||Falsity is Job One
||Send us some fictoids about cars and trucks and driving and stuff.
||Colt following -- our grandfoals contest
||"Breed" any two of the foal names that got ink this week, and name the offspring to reflect the parents' names.
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||Combine the names of two or more of the First Congress senators and/or representatives to create "joint legislation".
||Come up with a term by scrambling any of the letters sets in the provided list, and define it.
||Breed any two of this week's winning foals and name the grandfoal.
||Breed any two of the horses nominated for this year's Triple Crown races and give the foal a name humorously reflecting the names of the parents.
||Faux re mi
||Give us some humorously false trivia about music or musicians.
||Write a caption for any of the five provided cartoons.
||Send us the bill
||Name a piece of legislation "cosponsored" by two or more of the 98 new House and Senate members provided.
||Take any headline, verbatim, appearing anywhere in The Washington Post or on washingtonpost.com from Sept. 6 through Sept. 17 and reinterpret it by adding a "bank head," or subtitle.
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||Combine the beginning and end of any two words or names in this week's Style Invitational or Style Conversational columns to make a new term, and define it.
||A real triple crown
||The horses in this week's list either produced no inking "foals" in Week 965, or ran in the Kentucky Derby but weren't on the initial list. "Breed" any two and name the foal.
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||Breed any two "foals" in today's results, and name the grandfoal.
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||Breed any two of the horses in this year's Triple Crown races and name their foal.
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||Take any headline, verbatim, appearing anywhere in The Post or on washingtonpost.com from April 22 through May and reinterpret it by adding a "bank head," or subtitle.
||The Events Described Herein Are Entirely Fictitious
||Come up with fictitious movie trivia.
||Another Time Around the Track
||Breed any two of the winning "offspring" included in this week's results, and name THEIR foal.
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