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# Will Shortz

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#### Hoping For 2 Of A Kind? Better Mix Things Up A Bit

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#### Hey Puzzlers, Ready For Some H-O-T Stuff?

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## Better Get Revved Up For A Puzzle Stuffed With V's And E's

In this week's puzzle, you'll get two clues for two words. Insert the letters V-E somewhere inside the first word to get the second one.

#### Better Get Revved Up For A Puzzle Stuffed With V's And E's

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## Prepare For Double Trouble In This Week's Puzzle — And A Swarm Of B's

Every answer in this week's puzzle is a word with a double-B, like "rabbit." Rearrange the letters in the word provided to get the answer.

#### Prepare For Double Trouble In This Week's Puzzle — And A Swarm Of B's

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#### Just In Time For The 4th, Here's A Puzzle Tailor-Made For The Patio

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#### Welcome To An Affair Of Phrases, Each Entwined By A Tiny 'Of'

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#### A Pair O' Definitions For A Pile Of 'Para' Puns

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## This Puzzle Packs Syllables Into Small Spaces

For every prompt in this week's puzzle, answer with a word or name that has three syllables in four letters.

#### This Puzzle Packs Syllables Into Small Spaces

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## To Solve This Puzzle Let's Do Some Math, 5 Plus 2 Equals?

NPR's Rachel Martin and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with David Lefkowitz of Los Angeles.

#### To Solve This Puzzle Let's Do Some Math, 5 Plus 2 Equals?

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## To Solve This Puzzle, You Must Name A Person Of Fame

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Daniel Rosenblum and NPR's Rachel Martin to a celebrity quiz in this week's puzzle.

#### To Solve This Puzzle, You Must Name A Person Of Fame

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## Straight Out Of The Funny Papers, Here Are A Few Cartoon Conundrums

Every answer this week is the name of a newspaper comic strip or cartoon, past or present. Identify the funnies from their anagrams.

#### Straight Out Of The Funny Papers, Here Are A Few Cartoon Conundrums

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## Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

Given two kinds of people or things, name something they both do — in three letters. For example, a false witness and a person in bed both lie.

#### Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

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## Want To Find A Synonym? Better Get To Shufflin'

Given a four-letter word and a six-letter word in this week's puzzle, rearrange the letters of one of them to get a synonym of the other.

#### Want To Find A Synonym? Better Get To Shufflin'

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## Follow The Rhyme To Solve The Mystery Of The Missing Pair

Every answer this week is a phrase in the form "___ and ___." We give you rhymes for the two missing words; you complete the phrases.

#### Follow The Rhyme To Solve The Mystery Of The Missing Pair

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## Finish This Puzzle, And You'll Be Just Like Overachievers: You Both Exceed

Every answer this week is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word ends in "X" and the second starts with "C" (as in XC, the Roman numeral for 90).

#### Finish This Puzzle, And You'll Be Just Like Overachievers: You Both Exceed

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