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Wordy Wednesday 191: Foxgeryptics 8 & Wordy Wednesday 192: Hex Pathfinder 11

WORDY WEDNESDAY #189
ANACROSSWORD 13 (answer)
Here is 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:
Anthony Bailey **
Cory Oldweiler **
Jack Bross **
Bryce Herdt **
Deusovi **
Kenneth Wilson **
Rusty the Wolf **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #190
PENT WORDS 38 (hint)
As of this writing, 7 people have solved this puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version. Send your answers 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!

RYAN FALEY MADE AN ANACROSSWORD!
Ryan Faley made an Anacrossword (a puzzle type that debuted on this blog), and he wants me to share it with you guys, so here you go! Have fun!

FIFTH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH = DOUBLE WORDY WEDNESDAYS!
WORDY WEDNESDAY #191
FOXGERYPTICS 8
Insert a single letter in each space of each grid so that each grid's five rows and five columns spells a word from left to right or top to bottom (including the letters outside the grid).

Arrange the letters in the shaded spaces to form the final answer, an eight-letter word.

WORDY WEDNESDAY #192
HEX PATHFINDER 11
In this puzzle, each answer starts in the correspondingly numbered hexagon and winds through the grid, starting in the indicated direction. When you have finished, every letter will be used in exactly two entries.

Rearrange the letters in the shaded spaces to get the final answer, a 7-letter word.
1SW Yellow vegetable (4)
2SE Appealing tackiness (6)
3E Overturn (5)
4W Russian leader Vladimir Vladimirovich ____ (5)
5E Like some candles (7)
6NW Military student (5)
6NW Frames (6)
7SE Printing that goes beyond the trimming edge (5)
7SE “I ____ the rains down in Africa. . .” (Toto lyric) (5)
8NE Toy (well, arguably a toy) invented by Gary Dahl (7, 2 wds.)
9NE Plumber’s item (6)
10E Fill with joy (5)
11NE Big band leader and 1951-1982 variety show host (12, 2 wds.)
12SW Like no parts but some actors, according to Constantin Stanislavski (5)
13SW Stadia (6)
14W A type of electronic dance music (7)
15NW Spectacles and such (7)
16W Christian author Joyce (5)
17NW Look without blinking (5)
18SW Movie about a basketball-playing dog (6, 2 wds.)
19W Enclaved African country (7)
20SW Charm (6)
21NE Exit (9)
22SE Poet Ogden (4)
23SE It may be knee-high (4)
24E “It’s a ____!” (Admiral Ackbar line) (4)
25SW Unwanted plant (4)
26NE Certain pastry (6)
27SE Competition (7)
28E Presidential hopeful of “Pok√©mon Go to the polls” infamy (14, 2 wds.)
29NW English poet ____ Byron (4)
30NE Free from guilt (10, 3 wds.)
31SW Unable to move (5)
32SW Young mystery heroine (9, 2 wds.)
33W Bounced a tennis ball back and forth (7)
34E Setting for a lewd limerick (9)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A Codewords!
* Patron Puzzle #31, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a Fill-In Crossword.

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