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Sort Best First

Test cases: The good: Much of the time, vote-weighing order successfully puts first a better-quality answer than the most popular one as measured by naïve score sort. Under ‘Passing a string literal ...
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Is there any way or script to sort questions/posts/answers with custom criteria?

You can filter (not sort) questions (and to some extent answers) by using the /search/advanced route of the API. The q parameter allows most of the Advanced Search Options. For example, this will ...
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Is there any way or script to sort questions/posts/answers with custom criteria?

No, the API has a limited number of sort options (just like the website itself). The best you can do with the API is to fetch all results and then perform a client-side sort. Alternatively, use SEDE ...
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Are the revisions returned by /posts/{ids}/revisions guaranteed to be returned in descending order?

I think creation_date is a default/universal sorting, unless activity_date is available. (But you know what they say happens when you "ASSUME".)‡ Evidence for: Seems like it would be ...
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Wrong sorting parameter in documentation for question/{ids}/answers

No, I think this is intentional. The word on the left side is the value of the sort parameter: while the word on the right side is a field name of the answer object:
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How to sort /questions/featured by bounty_closes_date

This is most likely one of those things you'll have to do yourself and one reason why the API is available. And, it's not too hard; here is pseudo code that works: Call /questions/featured with max ...
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