You can now sort search results by using sort:, which will order results in chronological or reverse chronological order.

Examples:

  • headline:“elon musk” sort:newest will return posts whose headlines include Elon Musk sorted in reverse chronological order (newest first)
  • storytype:barf-bag sort:oldest will return posts in the Barf Bag storytype sorted in chronological order (oldest first)

Please read this post for more information regarding search operators.