Wordy Wednesday 100: Anacrossword 6 & Pent Words 20

WORDY WEDNESDAY #97
FILL-IN CROSSWORD 2 (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
M. Sean Molley **
Adam Weaver **
Anthony Bailey **
Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #98
FILL-IN CROSSWORD 3 (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Adam Weaver **
Anthony Bailey **
Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #99
PATHFINDER 3 (hint)
As of this writing, 9 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within the next week to appear on the solvers list and be recognized for your puzzle prowess. Good luck, solvers!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #100
ANACROSSWORD 6. . .
The answer to these puzzles (yes, these puzzles, plural) is a 7-letter word.
Answers are clued alphabetically by length.

4 LETTERS
* Young deer
* Firecracker part
* “Who's buried in Grant's ____?”
* Carry, as a canvas bag
* One-third of the title of a song from The Byrds
* Thing to do early and often?
* Canine sound

5 LETTERS
* Bedtime for ____ (1951 film starring Ronald Reagan)
* “Come, Thou ____ of Every Blessing” (Christian hymn)
* Halfway ____
* Site for a statue, perhaps
* Domino's offering
* Bit of gossip
* Actor Bakula
* Fishy surname of Mike of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6 LETTERS
* Complete failure
* “When life gives you ____. . .”
* Inexperienced one
* Animal Farm author George
* Native American social gathering
* Rihanna has one on her finger that says “Shhh...”
* Remove completely from the ground, as a plant
* Completely crass
* Breathe like someone with asthma, perhaps
* Fail to get better

7 LETTERS
* “A Horse With No Name” band
* Be a duty for
* “Sweet ____” (Aerosmith song)
* Great ability
* Sports official
* City in New Mexico
* Like some consent

8 LETTERS
* Russian roulette need
* It preserves the shape of footwear: 2 wds.
* Plucking aid
* 2016 Disney movie featuring anthropomorphic mammals

9 LETTERS
* Producing a desired result
* Good-for-nothing

11 LETTERS
* Green Acres setting

12 LETTERS
* With The, 1992 sci-fi film starring Jeff Fahey: 2 wds.

14 LETTERS
* “Changing Keys” was a theme song for this game show: 3 wds.

. . . & PENT WORDS 20
In this puzzle, you must divide the grid into pentominoes (regions containing five cells each), and write a letter in each cell. The rows, reading from left to right, will contain the words hinted at by the ACROSS clues. The letters in the pentominoes, in reading order (left to right starting with the top row), will form the words hinted at by the PENTOMINOES clues; these clues are presented in no particular order. (In the example, the rows spell PLANT, SHARE, and BITES, and the pentominoes spell the words PLANS, TREES, and HABIT.) Use the ACROSS answers to determine where the pentominoes are.
ACROSS (two answers per row):
1 Alien in a Disney movie / Greek goddess of the rainbow
2 Calista Flockhart's role in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) / Approve
3 ____ of the doubt / The Mesozoic, for one
4 The capital of Portugal / Reverberate
5 Walkman manufacturer / Actor Brendan of The Mummy
6 Act as bleach / All ____ Jazz (1979 film)
7 Component of some engines / Krabappel of The Simpsons
8 ____ for Camelot (1998 animated film) / Certain lagomorphs
9 Castle-building material, sometimes / Pertaining to mail delivery
10 One's lifelong profession / Manufacturer of sneakers

PENTOMINOES:
* “____ and Ivory” (Paul McCartney/Stevie Wonder duet)
* Frequently
* “Sir” in front of a name, for example
* The body's largest artery
* Arise from one's seat
* Charlie of Two and a Half Men
* Total happiness
* Frighten
* Dangerous
* Brother of Groucho and Chico
* Arouse, as one's interest
* Of higher quality
* With The, popular quiz show in the UK
* 3:10 to Yuma, for example
* Underwear brand advertised by Michael Jordan
* Radio host Howard
* Trick-taking card game
* How great minds might think
* Big Trouble in Little ____
* Strengthened, as muscles

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A sequel which nobody asked for!

Until next time, yappy solving!

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