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Wordy Wednesday 269: Hex Pathfinder 17

WORDY WEDNESDAY #267
CODEWORDS 9 (answer)
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Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #268
HEX PATHFINDER 16 (hint)
As of this writing, 4 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #269
HEX PATHFINDER 17
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.
1SE Finding ____ (2003 film) (4)
2SW Blitzed (10)
3NW Sweet liquid that bees seek (6)
4NE Bird in a Poe work (5)
5W “I Like to ____ It” (song featured in the film Madagascar) (4)
6E ____ machine (calculator relative) (6)
6SW Great-great-great-great-great-grandparent, say (8)
7W Harmless (6)
8NE Place to buy lottery tickets, often (16, 2 wds.)
9SW America's Funniest Home ____ (6)
10NW Alex Van Halen's brother (5)
11SE Merrymaking (7)
12NW Mythical lamp occupant (5)
12E Chain ____ (4)
13SE Irate (5)
14SW Take all of one’s attention (7)
14SW “All your base are belong to us”, for example (7)
15NW 2012 drama directed by Henry Alex Rubin (10)
16NE Two socks or two shoes, say (4)
16SE Hoarder of sorts (7, 2 wds.)
17SW Faley who’d appreciate it if you visit redhead64puzzles.blogspot.com, or actor Gosling (4)
18NW Witty (6)
18SW Influence (5)
19NE Military academy student (5)
20E Operatic solo (4)
21NW Place where birds are kept (6)
22W Anderson who once hosted Family Feud (5)
23W Ankle bones (4)
24NE Word meaning “expert” with Yiddish origins (5)
25NW Silly (5)
26NE Camel feature (4)
27E Coca-Cola alternative (5)
28SW Iron Man’s real name (9, 2 wds.)
29NE ____ alcohol syndrome (5)
30W Attack with a machine gun from a low-flying aircraft (6)
31SW Condensed summary (8)
32E Tennis-playing namesake of a Richmond athletic center (10, 2 wds.)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5-letter word for "Breastplate associated with Zeus and Athena"?

Submit your answers to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com. Until next time, keep on living, and yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 268: Hex Pathfinder 16

WORDY WEDNESDAY #265
PENT WORDS 53 (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:
Bo Green **
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #266
SECTION SIX 26 (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:
Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #267
CODEWORDS 9 (hint)
As of this writing, 3 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #268
HEX PATHFINDER 16
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.
1W Rainwater container (7)
2E One who abstains from cigarette use (9)
3SW Nikon rival (5)
3SW Light narrow boats (6)
4NE Michael Moore documentary about health care (5)
5E Board game in which players make the red planet livable (16, 2 wds.)
6W Author Hemingway (6)
7SW Certain raccoon relative (5)
7SW Heraldry concern (10, 3 wds.)
8NE Beginning (5)
9SE Maltreats (6)
10NW ____ hound (6)
11NE Autumn Sonata director Bergman (6)
12E Bad smell (4)
13SE Certain internal organ (6)
14NW You can’t make a silk one out of a sow’s ear (5)
15NE 2004-2012 Fox medical drama (5)
15SE New Testament king who wanted to murder baby Jesus (5)
16NW Extremely overweight (5)
17W Judge’s outer garment (4)
18E ESPN show hosted by Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon (21, 3 wds.)
19NW ____ go Bragh (4)
20SE Not courageous (5)
21NW Stick for jamming ammunition into a firearm (6)
22SW Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ____ (4)
23NW Attentive (5)
23SW Actress Hathaway (4)
24SE It wasn’t built in a day (4)
25SE Horse’s sound (5)
26NE Ten-cent piece (4)
27W Measure of how tall something is (6)
28SW Pet store purchase (5)
29NE Fake attack (5)
29W Circus participant, sometimes (4)
30E Lottery-like casino game (4)
31NW Hammer-wielding comic book character (4)
32SW Professional bowler’s goal (6)
33NE Tees and such (6)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 6-letter word for "America's Funniest Home ____"?

Submit your answers to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com. Until next time, keep on living, and yappy solving!

Wordy Wednesday 267: Codewords 9

WORDY WEDNESDAY #264
FRAMELINKS 11 (answer)
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Bryce Herdt **
John Bulten *
Michael Tang **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #265
PENT WORDS 53 (hint)
As of this writing, 4 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #266
SECTION SIX 26 (hint)
As of this writing, 3 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!

WORDY WEDNESDAY #267
CODEWORDS 9
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.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 4-letter word for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ____"?

Submit your answers to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com. Until next time, keep on living, and yappy solving!

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