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Wordy Wednesday 88: Divided Into 100 Cells 3

WORDY WEDNESDAY #86
SECTION SIX 8 (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 **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten *
John Davis **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #87
ANACROSSWORD 5 (hint)
As of this writing, 10 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 #88
DIVIDED INTO 100 CELLS 3
This puzzle was written for patron M. Sean Molley, who supports me at the $20+ level on Patreon and is therefore entitled to suggest one word or phrase every month for me to incorporate into a puzzle. His January 2016 suggestion is used here.
Draw a single path of horizontal and vertical segments that returns to where it started, and which passes through all of the cells exactly once (with the exception of cells containing the letter E, which may not be passed through). See the example on the right. Start from cell A1 and read clockwise for a hint to the final answer.
English star of a 1969-1989 sketch comedy show: 2 wds.: E6 A4 D2 A2 A8 H9 E8 C3 C6
Part of the brain: B3 I8 H10 D4 A7 I3 J2 J6
Denver's is 5,280 feet: D8 F9 F7 G2 A9 H8 G7 D1 H1
Where to find Spaceship Earth: J5 D9 A6 E2 H6
Texas Furry ____ (annual Dallas convention at which the author wouldn't be caught dead): B9 E4 J9 B2 H4 E9
Takes a stab in the dark: I9 C10 C1 I6 B5 D7 G9
Concept: C2 I2 G1 C4
1979 hit for The Knack: 2 wds.: A10 B7 B4 E5 F1 I7 J3 E7 E10
Butchering byproduct used in dog food: I1 H7 J4 C7 D10
Morphine or codeine, for example: G3 F3 A5 A3 D5 J10
Italian restaurant offering: B6 B8 C9 B1 F5
Manning of the Denver Broncos: J1 F8 G4 F2 J7 H3
Game Boy launch title: G6 C5 I4 E3 I10 G8
Surname in the Harry Potter books: G10 D3 I5 F4 F6 C8 D6
Boo-Boo's companion: 2 wds.: F10 B10 E1 A1 G5 J8 H2 H5

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A sequel that nobody asked for!
* Patron Puzzle #9, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a 15x15 Pathfinder. Words snake around the grid horizontally and vertically; you're given the starting position and direction for each word, but the rest is up for you to determine. Every letter is used in two words; there are 50 words in all.

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 87: Anacrossword 5

WORDY WEDNESDAY #85
PENT WORDS 17 (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:
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #86
SECTION SIX 8 (hint)
As of this writing, 8 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 #87
ANACROSSWORD 5
This puzzle was written for patron M. Sean Molley, who supports me at the $20+ level on Patreon and is therefore entitled to suggest one word or phrase every month for me to incorporate into a puzzle. His December 2015 suggestion is used here.
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 
36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70
__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ ___
71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100

Elizabeth of cosmetics
Lawyer
____ Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969 Western)
Basement with a low ceiling (2 wds.)
Rough material used for shaping fingernails
“Birds of a ____. . .”
Title character in a Mozart opera
Column on a chessboard
____ Nights at Freddy's (2014 video game)
“Hollaback Girl” singer Stefani
Snake's sound
One prone to temper tantrums
Blazing fire
____ Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004 movie)
Saturday Night ____
After-dinner breath fresheners
Memetic flying feline (2 wds.)
It might be wrapped in nori
“Hold the Line” rock band
Black ____ (Marvel Comics character)
____ E. Coyote
Smith of Men in Black
Long-tongued Nintendo protagonist

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5-letter word for "Where to find Spaceship Earth"?

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 86: Section Six 8

WORDY WEDNESDAY #83
LOGICROSSWORD 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 **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin *
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #84
LOGICROSSWORD 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:
Jack Bross **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt *
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley *
Sam Levitin *
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #85
PENT WORDS 17 (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 #86
SECTION SIX 8
This puzzle's grid has six rings and six sections. Each ring contains a series of words placed end to end, reading either clockwise or counterclockwise; all the words in a given ring will read in the same direction. Ring 1 (the outer ring) contains six answers that read clockwise; the starting spaces are numbered in the grid. Clues for the answers in the remaining rings are given in order, but their starting points and direction are for you to determine. The sections (separated by the heavy lines radiating from the center) will help you place the inner rings: in a given section, each ring segment contains all but one of the letters in the next segment outward. In other words, a section's outermost segment contains six letters; the next segment inward contains five of those six letters in some order; and so on, until only one of the original six letters remains.

Arrange the letters in the six starred spaces to form the final answer.

Ring 1
1 One with high hopes
2 Don't forbid
3 Lacking in knowledge
4 Preserve, perhaps
5 Mathematician and game theorist John
6 ____ Drama Island (2007-2008 cartoon)

Ring 2
* Lyme disease transmitter
* Wolfe of Rex Stout novels
* Toothless, long-tongued mammals
* Roma is its capital
* Fire without aiming

Ring 3
* Play on repeat
* Very old
* Ambulance's destination
* Wrestler Steve Borden, more familiarly

Ring 4
* Reasonable Faith author William Lane Craig, for one
* ____ helmet
* Mario & ____ at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (upcoming video game)

Ring 5
* Clint Eastwood wore one in A Fistful of Dollars
* Small one-handed weapon

Ring 6
* Contents of a witch's cauldron, perhaps

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What rock band sang "Hold the Line"?

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 85: Pent Words 17

WORDY WEDNESDAY #82
LOGICROSSWORD (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:
Brian Michalowski **
Edderiofer He **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten *
Ryan Faley *
Sam Levitin *
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #83
LOGICROSSWORD 2 (hint)
As of this writing, 8 people have solved this puzzle from last week. 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 #84
LOGICROSSWORD 3 (hint)
As of this writing, 4 people have solved this puzzle from last week. 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 #85
PENT WORDS 17
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 below, 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 Large piano / Mountain lions
2 Once in a blue moon / "____ Me to Church" (Hozier song)
3 Nepalese mountain / "Papa's Got a Brand ____ Bag" (James Brown song)
4 Chef Bourdain / Spots
5 ____ deed / 3D White Whitestrips manufacturer
6 "Soldiers of ____, Arise" / Emulate a critic, perhaps
7 Classic Aretha Franklin song / "We ____ the World"
8 Super ____ (New Super Mario Bros. U power-up that turns the player into a squirrel) / "Before & ____" (common Wheel of Fortune category)
9 Defeat a Goomba, perhaps / Tectonic ____
10 1995 Jack Kirby Hall of Fame inductee: 2 wds. / Container for cremated ashes
 
PENTOMINOES:
* HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* THE OTHER HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* That's So ____ (2003-2007 Disney Channel sitcom)
* ____ the Giant
* Stringed instruments of yore
* Silly ____
* Consumed
* "____ Me Up" (1981 hit for The Rolling Stones)
* Religious pamphlet
* Vulgar and offensive
* Like a male lion
* ____ numerals
* Golf course features
* Company associated with Clarus the Dogcow
* Use a rudder
* Become less green, as a banana
* Mother-of-pearl
* ____-de-lis
* Not straight
* Church offering, often

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5-letter word for "____ Drama Island (2007-2008 cartoon)"?

Until next time, yappy solving!

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