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Although it doesn't appear to say so in the doc page, intitle expects an exact phrase, not a list of words. You can currently see this by: /2.2/search?intitle=get column array&site=stackoverflow which currently returns one result with that exact phrase in the title, but doesn't return the many questions that have those 3 words in other arrangements. ...


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! ★"


The /search path and the /search/advanced path return only questions, not answers, and by design. It says so right in the doc pages: Searches a site for any questions which fit the given criteria. and This method returns a list of questions. Your example Stack Overflow search returned answers as well. The correct equivalent search is: ...

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