Wordy Wednesday 69: Honeycomb & Wordy Wednesday 70: Pent Words 14

DIVIDED INTO 100 CELLS 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:
Brian Michalowski **
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano **
Jack Bross **
Mark Tilford **
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Izak Bulten *
John Bulten **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
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As of this writing, 7 people have solved last week's puzzle. Haven't solved it yet? Here's a hint. 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!

Each answer is 6 letters long, and is to be entered clockwise or counterclockwise around the correspondingly numbered black cell; the direction and starting point of each answer is for you to determine.
Arrange the letters in the 8 shaded cells to form the final answer word.
1. Round collectible glass object
2. Johnny-come-____
3. Word between “mulatto” and “mosquito” in Nirvana's “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
4. Apprentice of sorts
5. Actor Gary
6. Socratic ____
7. Absolutely despise
8. Character on The Magic School Bus who's constantly wishing he'd stayed home today
9. It might be used as a chew toy
10. Zapp Brannigan's favorite fabric on Futurama
11. Certain pool toy
12. Sweatshirt that covers your head
13. Philosopher Dennett
14. It borders California
15. Model Evelyn
16. Wildcat of Africa
17. Get even for
18. Ramsay of Hell's Kitchen
19. ____ theater
20. Capital of Austria
21. Mount of ____ (Biblical location)
22. ____, Stills & Nash
23. Product 19, for one
24. It borders California
25. Pay no attention to
26. Supposed object of “the surgeon's photo” (actually a toy submarine with a fake serpent head attached)
27. Axis & ____
28. Repeated word in the song “Rawhide”
29. Like Fifty Shades of Grey
30. “It is worth ____ that. . .”
31. Step down
32. A city in Ukraine or in Texas
33. Keeper
34. Felt sorry for
35. Lyricist Taupin
36. Gave a curious look
37. Small canine with a predisposition towards using humans as a seat, perhaps


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 above, 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 Rib / Becomes less hot
2 Ready, willing, and ____ / Island that's part of New York
3 Big name in beer / Looking 4 Myself singer
4 What's My ____? / What seasons do
5 She starred alongside Bea, Estelle, and Rue / Island that's part of Texas
6 TV series with Michael Emerson as Benjamin Linus / Popular fur for coats
7 Is victorious / Arizona senator John
8 Improvise a bookmark, perhaps: hyph. / ____ rock
9 ____ and void / Novel title character Gray
10 Vehicle in the board game Ticket to Ride / Classical composer Georges

* Highly energetic
* Tree whose pod tastes similar to chocolate
* Country singer Black
* Location of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
* Enjoy the roses, perhaps
* "____ once was a man from Nantucket. . ."
* Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner's stage name
* Mod's higher-up in a forum's hierarchy
* Pulitzer ____
* Build
* Prop for Bob Ross
* Suddenly ____ (old NBC sitcom)
* Empty, as a bathtub
* ____ Rica
* Verboten
* As Above, So ____ (2014 horror film)
* Foodstuff favored by Homer Simpson
* Fashion designer and former actress Ashley

* What character from Star Wars was voiced by Frank Oz?
* Patron Puzzle #5, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a pair of Codewords. 58 words await your deciphering.

Until next time, yappy solving!

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