“Trick or Treat!” and “The Search for Mr. Mystery”

First up, this one’s a classic “MSP style” puzzle that our loyal fans will enjoy. Take a pass at “Trick or Treat!” by Kevin Zhou, Carnegie Mellon University.
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Secondly, not your typical MSP puzzle, but a fun “treasure hunt” style diversion that made us smile! Check out “The Search for Mr. Mystery” by Jacob Zirkle, Howell High School.
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  • Hint from the editor: The password will be an initial-capitalized 4-letter word, relating to (1) an extension of something, (2) a homophone of something, and (3) a part of something.

Solutions will be shared next week, alongside a new set of puzzles. See you then!