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You know the drill man!

Place the tiles to find the eight-letter solutions to the clues

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Here's what I got:

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Since the clues are question-marked, and the tag is there, the words are

Monastic - like a monk -> monk-ey
Agnostic - Doesn't know if there's a god -> not monk-like
Stagnate - Cease (growing, for example)

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  • $\begingroup$ Your interpretation of "monkey" seems rot13(zber pbeerpgrl) than mine. $\endgroup$
    – cap
    Jun 21 at 22:10
  • $\begingroup$ Haven't had two answers before - but this is the intended one $\endgroup$ Jun 22 at 9:54
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The tiles should be placed like this

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MONKEY?

An AGNOSTIC believes we may be related to monkeys.

NOT MONKEY?

A MONASTIC believes in Creationism.

CEASE

STAGNATE means to stop.

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    $\begingroup$ This answer actually makes more direct sense, at least to me. $\endgroup$ Jun 22 at 13:46
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    $\begingroup$ It may be that many rot13(zbaxf) believe in both of those things and don't consider them incompatible. I like the other answer better. $\endgroup$ Jun 23 at 6:30
  • $\begingroup$ @BrianMcCutchon It may be. I wasn't positing my theological opinion, just trying to make sense of the puzzle. $\endgroup$
    – cap
    Jun 23 at 18:46

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