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Wordy Wednesday 273: Hex Pathfinder 18

WORDY WEDNESDAY #271
FOXGERYPTICS 12 (answer)
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Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #272
FOXGERYPTICS 13 (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 #273
HEX PATHFINDER 18
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 Good ____ (show hosted by Alton Brown) (4)
2SW Place to buy magazines and such (9)
3SE Be numerous (6)
4NE Perspire (5)
5NW You might pour salt on one (5)
6SE Print on the other side of a piece of paper, for example (5)
7SW 1994 film about a seal (5)
8E “In the ____ of the Mountain King” (4)
9NE Suited (8)
10SE Certain rodent (4)
11W Thick slice (4)
12NW Devastate (9)
13NW Fertile (4)
14NE Place to keep money, perhaps (6)
15E Mr. Nanny (1993) star (9, 2 wds.)
15SW Baloney (7)
16E Romeo’s rival in Romeo and Juliet (6)
17NE Extremely angry (5)
18W Look fixedly (5)
18SE Mollusk remnant (8)
19W Forbidden ____ (cooperative board game that’s a sequel to Forbidden Island) (6)
20NW Diminish the strength of, as a mixture (6)
20SW Student’s furniture (4)
21NE Toto’s tether (5)
22SE “Total ____ of the Heart” (7)
23SE Emperor ____ (7)
24NW Meet the ____ (2008 Seltzer and Friedberg movie) (8)
25NE Ten plus ten plus ten plus ten (5)
26SW Language this puzzle is in (7)
27NE Door’s joint (5)
28E Rock and ____ (4)
29SW TruTV series whose host’s surname is Conover (19, 3 wds.)
30NE Motörhead song (11, 3 wds.)
30SE Certain Nissan (6)
31E An Austrian state (5)
32E Completely cut off, as ties (5)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A pair of Foxgeryptics!
* Patron Puzzle #57, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), isn't written yet. Oops!

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

Wordy Wednesday 272: Foxgeryptics 13

WORDY WEDNESDAY #270
PENT WORDS 54 (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 **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #271
FOXGERYPTICS 12 (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 #272
FOXGERYPTICS 13
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.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 19-letter, 3-word answer for "TruTV series whose host’s surname is Conover"?

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

Wordy Wednesday 271: Foxgeryptics 12

WORDY WEDNESDAY #269
HEX PATHFINDER 17 (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 **
Mary Maynard **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #270
PENT WORDS 54 (hint)
As of this writing, 2 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 #271
FOXGERYPTICS 12
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.


COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* More Foxgeryptics!

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

Wordy Wednesday 270: Pent Words 54

WORDY WEDNESDAY #268
HEX PATHFINDER 16 (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 *
Mary Maynard **
Michael Tang **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #269
HEX PATHFINDER 17 (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 #270
PENT WORDS 54
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 Charge with a crime / Flow slowly
2 A Bantu language / A keyboard key
3 Spelling contest / Not ____ Teen Movie (2001 movie)
4 Newsman Dan / Company associated with Sonic the Hedgehog
5 Lazy / Grammy winner Keys
6 Word before "cube" or "cream" / What you might do to your car windows on a cold day
7 ____ to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019 movie) / Add a program to a computer, say
8 Cleanse something soapy, perhaps / Bugs that bug dogs and cats
9 The Nile, for one / Deathly pale
10 ____ We Dance (2004 romantic comedy) / Fish-eating swimmer related to the weasel

PENTOMINOES:
* HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* THE OTHER HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* Book of maps
* ____ con carne
* Three strands of hair tied together
* "When ____ Eyes Are Smiling"
* Striped horse relative
* Clark's partner
* Actor Zac
* Thing of the past, perhaps
* Breastplate associated with Zeus and Athena
* ____ in the pan
* Blood of the Greek gods
* Ration
* A keyboard key
* Far from fresh
* Some symbols on a music staff
* New Delhi's country
* Not behind
* You Were ____ Really Here (2017 drama film)

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* A pair of Foxgeryptics!

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

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