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Will Shortz

Will Shortz appears in the following:

The Puzzle And The Pea

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Every answer today is a word or name with an accented syllable "pee" — spelled in any way — but always occurring inside the word, never at the start or end.

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Rhyming Phrases, With Consistent Consonants

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase in which the two words start with the same consonant or pair of consonants. Given rhymes for the words, you name the words.

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The Same Until You Shuffle

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Every answer this week is a made-up two-word phrase, in which both words start with 'S' and they're anagrams of each other.

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A Puzzle Hokey Pokey, That's What It's All About

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Every answer is a made-up, two-word phrase, in which the first word has 5 letters. Drop its last letter and read the remaining 4 letters backward, and you'll get the second word of the phrase.

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Is There An Echo In Here?

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Every answer is made up of a two-word phrase, in which the second word has three syllables, and the first word sounds like the last two of these syllables.

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Getting Thick In The Midsection

Sunday, August 10, 2014

For each four-letter word given, insert two letters exactly in the middle to complete a common, uncaplitalized six-letter word.

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Bad To The Bone

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with BA- and the second word starts with D-.

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A Flowery Puzzle For Budding Quizmasters

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Today's puzzle is a game of categories based on the word peony (a type of flower). For each category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters P-E-O-N-Y.

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Take A Ride On The Plural Side

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Two clues will be given. The first answer will be a brand name that sounds like it's plural; change the first letter to spell a new word that answers the second clue.

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A Puzzle With Ch-Ch-Changes

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Every answer is a word starting with "ch," and your clue will be an anagram of the word.

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If You Cut In The Middle, Go To The End Of The Line

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Two clues will be given for two five-letter answers. Move the middle letter of the first answer to the end of the word to get the second answer.

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The Missing Link

Sunday, June 29, 2014

For each set of three words, find a word that can precede each one to complete a familiar two-word phrase or name. The first word in each set will name an animal.

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Oh, You Know The Answer

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase or title in which each word has OU as its second and third letters.

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Floating Down The Anagram River

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Every answer is the name of a river. Identify it using its anagram — minus a letter.

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A Puzzle In E-Z Mode

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word ends in E and the second word starts with Z.

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Getting To Know The IN Crowd

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Every answer to the given clue is a made-up, two-word phrase in which you add IN to the front of the first word to get the second word.

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Once A Year, Cancer Research News Comes In A Flood, Not A Trickle

Sunday, June 01, 2014

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology features thousands of presentations but no big news. That's how cancer treatment improves, in small increments.

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Finding The Answers Within

Sunday, May 18, 2014

This week's on-air challenge clues are the winners and runners up from the two-week creative challenge. Spoiler alert: The answers for the on-air challenge are given away on this week's puzzle page.

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Delivering A Bouquet Of Phloxes

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Today's puzzle is a game of categories based on the word "phlox." You'll be given some categories. For each one, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters P, H, L, O and X.

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Read Between The Letters

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Every answer is a five-letter word. You will be given a clue for the word. Besides describing the answer, the clue will also contain the answer in consecutive letters.

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