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WORDY WEDNESDAY #356
SECTION SIX 35 (answer)
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WORDY WEDNESDAY #357
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES 8 (hint)
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FIFTH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH = DOUBLE WORDY WEDNESDAYS!
WORDY WEDNESDAY #358
DIV IDE DIN TOT RIP LES 9
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       ^           ^        ^           ^           ^           ^        ^
  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __    __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __   *__ __ __ __ __ __
          ^        ^        ^        ^           ^        ^           ^        ^
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    ^        ^        ^           ^           ^        ^           ^
__ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __
01 02 03    04 05 06    07 08 09    10 11 12    13 14 15    16 17 18    19 20 21    
__ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __
22 23 24    25 26 27    28 29 30    31 32 33    34 35 36    37 38 39    40 41 42
__ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __
43 44 45    46 47 48    49 50 51    52 53 54    55 56 57    58 59 60    61 62 63
__ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __    __ __ __
64 65 66    67 68 69    70 71 72    73 74 75    76 77 78    79 80 81    82 83 84
__ __ __    __ __ __
85 86 87    88 89 90
“Chef” of canned pasta fame, based on a real chef named Hector __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                                               05 32 12 66 52 50 36 87
____ dissonance __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                48 72 42 02 77 79 60 33 16
Anterior __ __ __ __ __
         63 58 43 23 65
Last adjective in the Pledge of Allegiance __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                           89 56 04 19 78 38 27 75 69 11 07
At arm’s ____ __ __ __ __ __ __
              90 53 39 35 24 45
For every one hundred __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                      15 81 59 51 47 34 82
Namesake of the most populous city in Texas: 2 wds. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                                    21 01 31 74 62 85 14 68 84 09
Quietude __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
         54 17 26 28 80 37 13 64 61
Giggle __ __ __ __ __ __
       30 22 44 73 20 55
Online bot also called a spider: 2 wds. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
                                        71 57 03 86 41 08 88 25 10 49
2006 video game featuring baseball, bowling, boxing, golf, __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
   and tennis: 2 wds.                                      83 18 29 67 46 40 06 76 70

WORDY WEDNESDAY #359
SNAKE CRISSCROSS 12
This puzzle's crisscross grid contains entries which read across and down as normal; these words are defined in alphabetical order by length under the heading “Crisscross Words.” The grid also contains a number of “snakes”: areas which follow a single clear path. Each of these snakes contains an entry which snakes from one end of the path to the other. These entries are defined under the heading “Snake Words”, and are also clued in alphabetical order by length. You must determine how the grid is divided into snakes; no two snakes overlap.

Arrange the letters in the highlighted cells to form the final answer, an 8-letter word.
CRISSCROSS WORDS
3 LETTERS
Snooze
Stool pigeon
Moderately dry, as champagne
____ of a gun
4 LETTERS
Associate
Likewise
Sitcom starring Sherman Hemsley as a church deacon
Painter Warhol
Certain Egyptian symbol
Bottle toppers
Hair salon item
Pub projectile
Give off
Greek counterpart to Cupid
Emulate a pleased cat, say
Mineral used in making a powder
Separated a paper towel sheet, say
5 LETTERS
____ of the Titans (2010 movie)
1996 movie where Madonna portrays Juan PerĂ³n's wife
Evil organization in the Captain America comics
Senate Majority Leader McConnell
Certain Japanese noodles
Biblical mountain also known as Mount Horeb
A type of chord in music
6 LETTERS
GoDaddy offering
Wheel of Fortune category that formerly included proper names
Painter Warhol’s movement: 2 wds.
7 LETTERS
Londoner’s “goodbye!”
Basketball team that moved from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI in 1957
The Little ____ (1994 movie based on the Our Gang short films)
8 LETTERS
Expert on plant life
Be a tyrant
Hairstyle pulled together with a band
9 LETTERS
Medical device that really sucks
Netflix series inspired by the real-life story of British women who became radical Islamists
Items at the bottoms of sets of Groucho glasses
SNAKE WORDS
5 LETTERS
Absinthe-making need
Ratchet’s robotic partner
Small jazz band
Like a lice-infested scalp, perhaps
Grind finely into a paste
Sotomayor of the Supreme Court
Deck in a psychic reading
6 LETTERS
Item in the game Texas 42
Charlton who was president of the National Rifle Association from 1998 to 2003
Like numbers generated by fair dice
Antonin of the Supreme Court
7 LETTERS
When something is broadcasted on radio or television
“The Girl from ____” (bossa nova classic)
French’s offering
Singer Frank who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Reagan in 1985
Shapes of phonograph record grooves
Bullfight participants
To an indispensable extent
8 LETTERS
Role for Jason Robards in The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967): 2 wds.
Measuring pair
They may be spotted on an African safari
10 LETTERS
Video game franchise from which the “Luigi wins by doing absolutely nothing” memes originated: 2 wds.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* What's a 5-letter word for "Stereotypical name of a woman who wants to see your manager"?
* Patron Puzzle #75, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a pair of Codewords. 

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