New answers tagged bug
The /search/excerpts route looks to be about as good as /search and it does return both questions and answers, and it does have an answers parameter. This route is "★ All new! For version 2.2! ★"
Confirmed. The path seems to use a default sort key on last_activity_date and that corrupts the filter somehow. (I checked for caching by waiting more than 1 minute and by varying the question ids.) If I create a new filter and explicitly specify a sort key on votes, it worked for a time or two (no last_activity_date returned). But somehow it still inserts ...
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