Wordy Wednesday 380: Pent Words 76 & Wordy Wednesday 381: Snake Crisscross 14

WORDY WEDNESDAY #376
SECTION SIX 37 (answer)
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Cindy Heisler **
Cole Kendall **
Joe Bernard **
Karen Spencer **
Leo Termin **
Mark Ballinger **
Stephen Potter **
Adam Weaver **
Kevin Orfield **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **
 
WORDY WEDNESDAY #377
FEELING AWFULLY PUZZLED (answer)
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Leo Termin **
Stephen Potter *
Tyler Hinman **
Adam Weaver **
Jason Boomer **
John Bulten **
Kevin Orfield **
Ryan Faley **

WORDY WEDNESDAY #378
THE 64 PUZZLE SQUARE (hint)
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WORDY WEDNESDAY #379
CRYPTICROSTIC 11 (hint)
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DOUBLE WORDY WEDNESDAYS ENTIRE FIRST QUARTER OF 2021!
WORDY WEDNESDAY #380
PENT WORDS 76
This puzzle contains a word suggested by Nate Cardin. Support me on Patreon at the $5 per month level and solve the monthly Patron Puzzle for a chance to suggest a seed word for a future puzzle, or at the $20 per month level to suggest one seed word every month!
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 Command to Spot to retrieve something / French ____ (dessert item)
2 ____ Baba and the Forty Thieves (Bing Crosby album) / Fridge drawer for preserving produce
3 Unknown gadget / Complain endlessly
4 The Iron ____ (1999 animated film) / Get up from sleep
5 Costumed performer at a sports game, say / Frank portrayed by Millie Perkins in 1959
6 "Four score and seven years ____. . ." / Yellow pike
7 Not imaginary, like a number / Number of players on a soccer team
8 Cereal namesake John Harvey ____ / ____ feeling (intuitive reaction)
9 "Regardless. . ." / Spoken
10 French ____ (pet breed) / Actress Mendes of Hitch (2005)

PENTOMINOES:
* HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* THE OTHER HALF OF THE FINAL ANSWER
* " ____ Eclipse of the Heart" (Bonnie Tyler song)
* Certain tropical fruit
* Nib-shaped pasta
* Princess honored by "Candle in the Wind 1997"
* Afghanistan's capital
* Mournful poem
* Leonard Joseph Marx, familiarly
* Mean glare
* The Great ____ Search (1992 picture-hunting video game)
* Boxing great De La Hoya
* Substance composed of multiple metals
* Certain fall bloomer
* Basic variety of chord
* Code of established tenets
* 1983 title character played by Barbra Streisand
* Be a glutton
* ____ alcohol syndrome
* Naproxen brand name

WORDY WEDNESDAY #381
SNAKE CRISSCROSS 14
This puzzle contains a word suggested by patron M. Sean MolleySupport me on Patreon at the $5 per month level and solve the monthly Patron Puzzle for a chance to suggest a seed word for a future puzzle, or at the $20 per month level to suggest one seed word every month! 
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
Nothing ____ Trouble (1991 comedy)
Many a Keebler employee
Viral disease, briefly
____ Wheels (toy car brand)
Certain retriever, for short
“____ It Be” (The Beatles hit)
____ doll
4 LETTERS
Taiwanese computer company
Guinness who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi
“Where’s the ____?” (question asked in old Wendy’s ads)
Some beds
Cimarron novelist Ferber
Currier’s partner
Emulates Drake, say
Like old milk
5 LETTERS
Certain heron
____ with Muscles (1996 comedy)
Title shared by a 5 Seconds of Summer song and a Lady Gaga song
6 LETTERS
Book after Song of Songs in the Protestant Bible
Church leader
Proneness to anger
Remove a sheepshank, say
Suave
7 LETTERS
Poisonous metalloid once used in wood preservation
Pygmalion’s sculpture
Document providing permission to drive or hunt
8 LETTERS
Item in the Best Buy logo: 2 wds.
Turnip relative
9 LETTERS
Mark the perimeter of
American boy band member who trained to be a cosmonaut: 2 wds.
Swiss psychiatrist Hermann of inkblot fame
11 LETTERS
Having really poor eyesight: 4 wds.
SNAKE WORDS
5 LETTERS
Striped form of quartz
____ Through the Looking Glass (2016 film)
Drum majorette’s item
Runs away from danger
Fail, as an exam
Bellhop’s place of employment
Large brasses
Italian scooter brand
6 LETTERS
Latin American ballroom dance: hyph.
Tidy up
Withdraw, as a belief
Used a ketch
Tetley container: 2 wds.
Wobble
Sikh headdress
7 LETTERS
Amount in a bank account
Country with no McDonald's restaurants because they couldn't compete with Hamb├│rgarab├║llan
____ Wars (A&E Network series)
8 LETTERS
Fruits that are considered bad luck in the US Marines
Some monarchs
12 LETTERS
Arab-American Women's March co-chair: 2 wds.

COMING NEXT WEEK. . .
* Nine!
* What's a 5-letter word for "1982 film with Daniel Stern as Laurence 'Shrevie' Schreiber"? 
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