Wordy Wednesday 247: Hex Pathfinder 15

PENT WORDS 49 (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:
Jack Bross **
Bryce Herdt **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

SECTION SIX 24 (hint)
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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 ____ pole (5)
1SE An angry child might throw one (13, 2 wds.)
2E Top’s opposite (6)
3E Genesis garden location (4)
4E Automaton (5)
5W 1998 movie where Jim Carrey’s character discovers his entire life is a TV series (13, 3 wds.)
6SE Truthfulness (8)
7SW Head & Shoulders alternative (8, 2 wds.)
8NE Certain Australian marsupial (6)
9SW Relay race need (5)
10E Forcibly squeezed (in) (10)
11SW Property that prospective buyers can go inside (9, 2 wds.)
12W Give a darn (4)
13SW Sidney of In the Heat of the Night (7)
14SE Dracula portrayer (6)
15NE Nix by simply not signing, as a bill (10, 2 wds.)
16W Chardonnay, for example (4)
16W Croquet need (6)
17SE Welles of Citizen Kane (5)
18NW Drums that come in connected pairs (6)
18E 2017 Emma Watson role (5)
19E Parts of brains or ears (5)
20NE Very overweight (5)
21NE Maritime greeting (4)
21SE Scottish beef cattle breed (5)
22SE Televised (5)
23W Paradox namesake (4)
24E Pastry whose name is French for “lightning” (6)
25NE Place to buy meat (4)
25W Leave (6)
26SE Nasal cavity (5)
27SE Emulates a seamstress (4)
28NE Cores (6)
29W Birthplace of Saint Francis (6)
29W Delegate (6)
30E Stockholm resident (5)
31E Circus prop (7)

* What football coach said, “Winners never quit and quitters never win”?

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