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We Pay _____(adjective) Homage to Leonard Stern

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Leonard Stern, creator of the ___|___|___|_ (adjective) popular fill-in-the-blank word game, “Mad Libs,” ___|___|___| (verb) this week at the age of 88. An Emmy award winning comedy ___|___|_ (noun) whose work appeared in “The Honeymooners” and “The ___|___|__ (name) Silvers Show,” Stern happened upon the unusual ___|___|___|_ (noun) after asking fellow “Honeymooners” writer, Roger Price, for an ___|___|___|__ (noun). The two writers developed the idea, coming up with ___|___|___| (adjective) stories in which blanks filled in by game players provided absurd, raucous and often ___|___|___|_ (adjective) humor. May his ___|___|___| (noun) be a ___|___|__(noun).

Eli Valley, the Forward’s ___|___|___|_ (adjective) artist in residence for 2011-2012 wrote this satirical piece about contemporary Jewish hipsters for the ___|___|___|_ (adjective) website Jewcy in 2008.

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