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## Sunday Puzzle: Keep The Bookend Letters From These Words To Make New Ones

You can probably read between the lines just fine, but to solve this puzzle you'll need to read between the letters to form a new word for each clue.

#### Sunday Puzzle: Keep The Bookend Letters From These Words To Make New Ones

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## Sunday Puzzle: You'll Need To Unscramble The Opposition

This week's puzzle involves antonyms of each other — but first you'll have to rearrange the letters.

#### Sunday Puzzle: You'll Need To Unscramble The Opposition

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## Sunday Puzzle: Find The Words With Letters In Common In These Categories

This week's puzzle involves categories. For each one, name something in the category whose first and last letters are the same as the first and last letters of the category.

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## Here Is A Challenge To Hear And Write The Right Answer

This week's challenge involves homophones — words that sound the same but are spelled differently.

#### Here Is A Challenge To Hear And Write The Right Answer

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## If You've Got Any Compound Interest, Solving This Puzzle Will Surely Pay Off

Every five-letter answer in this week's puzzle must complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.

#### If You've Got Any Compound Interest, Solving This Puzzle Will Surely Pay Off

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#### Sunday Puzzle: Solving This Puzzle Might Mean A Few Outfit Changes

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## Sunday Puzzle: Time Spent In The Kitchen Might Help You Cook Up An Answer

Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tests NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and listener Louise Haskett of Indianapolis with a Valentine's Day themed puzzle.

#### Sunday Puzzle: Time Spent In The Kitchen Might Help You Cook Up An Answer

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## Sunday Puzzle: Once Upon A Time These Names Would Have Been Easy To Recall

This week you'll have to think back to the fairy tales and their characters to solve the puzzle.

#### Sunday Puzzle: Once Upon A Time These Names Would Have Been Easy To Recall

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#### You're Halfway There Already

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## You've Got To 'Comb' Together To Solve This One

In this week's puzzle, we'll give you a category. Every answer must start with each of the letters C-O-M-B-S.

#### You've Got To 'Comb' Together To Solve This One

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## You've Got An Ace In The Hole, If You Can Find The Right Words

This week's puzzle presents definitions that give clues to a common phrase.

#### You've Got An Ace In The Hole, If You Can Find The Right Words

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## Top Prize For Solving A Tough Puzzle ... There's A Total Pattern Here

Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase in which the first part starts 'To' and the second part starts 'P.'

#### Top Prize For Solving A Tough Puzzle ... There's A Total Pattern Here

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## For This Puzzling Retrospective On 2016, You'll Need A Set Of Speakers

We give you some notable quotes from the previous 12 months. You tell us who said them.

#### For This Puzzling Retrospective On 2016, You'll Need A Set Of Speakers

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## One Letter, Two Words Make Up This Week's Sunday Puzzle

A good golf game will help you with next week's challenge.

#### One Letter, Two Words Make Up This Week's Sunday Puzzle

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