Wordy Wednesday 333: Hex Pathfinder 21

CHESS WORDS 4 (answer)
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Adam Weaver **
Eric Maddy *
Kevin Orfield **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
Stephen Potter **

TOUCHWORD 15 (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.
1SW The science of designing things people use so people interact with them safely (10)
2E The opposite of “chaotic” in Dungeons & Dragons alignments (6)
3E ____ ale (6)
4SW Ingenious (6)
5E Fine-ground tobacco meant to be inhaled through the nose (5)
6SW On the ____ (undecided) (5)
7SE Puzzle in which you must connect the 1’s, the 2’s, the 3’s, and so on (10)
8NW What Ronald Reagan called for Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down (10, 2 wds.)
9SE Orange juice brand owned by PepsiCo (9)
10SE 2004 film starring Anne Hathaway as a girl who’s magically compelled to be obedient (13, 2 wds.)
11NE Michigan’s capital (7)
12SE Alvin, Simon, or Theodore (8)
13SW Rarely (6)
14SE State whose state quarter depicts a pair of maple trees with sap buckets (7)
15NW Sesame Street’s Count von Count wears one (7)
16SE One who takes pleasure in inflicting pain (6)
17E ____ Family (2009-2020 ABC sitcom) (6)
18NE Twist, as facts (7)
19NW Easily taught or led (6)
20W ____ and Bear It (1932-2015 comic strip) (4)
21NW Foam items found near swimming pools (7)
22SE Camper’s shelter (4)
23SE Bipartite (4)
24W Aim (6)
25SW Absolutely insistent on an opinion (7)
26SW Music to Be Murdered By rapper (6)
27W Word after “land” or “gold” (4)
28NW Cross at a point (9)
28SW Like some tea (4)
29NE ____: Escape 2 Africa (2008 film sequel) (10)
30SE Caribou, for one (4)
31NW Hardy’s comedic partner (6)
32SW Caribou feature (6)
33W Issued a kingly command, say (7)

* What's a 9-letter word for "Philosopher who’s the namesake of Pugsley's pet octopus in The Addams Family"?
* What's a 5-letter word for "Battlefield ___ (2000 film starring John Travolta)"?

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