Wordy Wednesday 152: Codewords 4

WORDY WEDNESDAY #150
PENT WORDS 30 (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:
Anthony Bailey **
Benjamin Smith *
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
James Sinnett **
M. Sean Molley **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Izak Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #151
INTERSECTING WORDS (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 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #152
CODEWORDS 4
This puzzle contains a word suggested by patron Giovanni Pagano. Support me on Patreon at the $5 per month level and solve the monthly Patron Puzzle for a chance to suggest a seed word for a future puzzle, or at the $20 per month level to suggest one seed word every month!
In the crossword puzzle above, every letter is represented by an integer from 1 through 26. You must decipher the code to reveal the words.

Arrange the letters in the shaded spaces to spell the final answer, an eight-letter word. (I kinda ran out of ideas for answer extraction mechanisms after the previous three.)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What is the Texas town in which singer Marty Robbins "fell in love with a Mexican girl"?
* What 1992 film's sequel was subtitled Back in the Habit?

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 151: Intersecting Words

WORDY WEDNESDAY #149
FRAMELINKS 6 (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:
Anthony Bailey **
Benjamin Smith **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
James Sinnett **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Izak Bulten *
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #150
PENT WORDS 30 (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 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #151
INTERSECTING WORDS
Place each of the given words into the grid, one letter per cell, reading from left to right or top to bottom. All words must be connected, and no words other than the given words can appear in the grid. The numbers in the shaded cells indicate the total length of all the words going through that cell.
The answer is a name.
ASS, EMU, GIT, LYE, SET, TAO
AMMO, ASEA, EAST, EDGE, ICKY, OGRE, RHEA, SHOE, STUD, TORY
CHURN, ETUDE, HEAVE, NIECE, SALVE, SYNOD, TRUNK, TWEED
ADHERE, FEALTY, ORDAIN, RELIEF, RIPPLE, SPEEDO, STUPOR
BURRITO, CARAMBA, HORMONE, LEAFLET, LOOKOUT
BLOWFISH, SOLUTION

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A puzzle full of numbers! Can there really be words here?

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 150: Pent Words 30

WORDY WEDNESDAY #148
THE SQUARE SCARE (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:
Anthony Bailey **
Edderiofer He **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
James Sinnett *
Adam Weaver **
Ryan Faley **
Walker Anderson **
Yossi Fendel *
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #149
FRAMELINKS 6 (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 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #150
PENT WORDS 30
 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 Pertaining to mail / ____ of God (metal band)
2 Ron of the Harry Potter books / The Mesozoic, for one
3 Petty of motorsports / ____ canal
4 Decimal alternative / It has phases
5 Johnny ____ (2003 Rowan Atkinson film) / Super Bowl group: abbr.
6 Onion relative / Horseless carriages
7 Mother ____ / Some male singers
8 Swiss cottage / "That's one small ____ for a man. . ."
9 Kiss / Coca-____
10 Abase / "La Vie Bohème" musical

PENTOMINOES:
* HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* THE OTHER HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* ____ on the cake
* Hoard
* "My Bonnie lies over the ____. . ."
* Netgear offering
* Get a point
* Actor Eckhart of The Dark Knight (2008)
* ____ of the Dead (2004 film)
* Ness and Lomond, for two
* Cake relative
* A dark shade of yellow
* Item in a park, perhaps
* Dental hygiene accessory
* Actress Kirstie of Cheers
* Evil spirit
* Former CNN host King
* Perfect
* "Wanted Dead or ____" (Bon Jovi song)
* "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front ____"

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A puzzle whose SOLUTION will give you RELIEF. . .

Until next time, yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 149: Framelinks 6

WORDY WEDNESDAY #147
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES 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:
Anthony Bailey **
Benjamin Smith **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
James Sinnett **
Adam Weaver *
Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
yyw **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #148
THE SQUARE SCARE (hint)
As of this writing, 8 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's an easier version, with blatant instructions. If you would like some advice or assistance in solving my Wordy Wednesday, I pray you will not hesitate to contact me for immediate relief. 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #149
FRAMELINKS 6
Fill in the empty squares in the diagram with the given letters to form words.
Arrange the letters in the shaded squares to form the final answer, an 8-letter word.

AAAAAAAA BBBB CCC DDD EEEEE GG HH II J LLLL MMM NNNNNNNNN OOO P RRRRRRR SSS TTTTTT W Z

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5-letter word for "Actor Eckhart of The Dark Knight (2008)"?

Until next time, yappy solving!

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