# The Defining Moment

I'm not sure what to put here... but I'll do it regardless!

Popular tourist destination, with “the”
Throwing a Native American weapon
Fruit with a fantastic nickname?
President or patriarch
“Gold” Egyptian boat
Seattle player
Uproar


The answer will be a thematic title.

The trick to this is that

each of the clues has an answer containing AHA, which goes into the central box. (This is hinted by that box and the black square below it forming an exclamation point.)

BAHAMAS / TOMAHAWKING / PITAHAYA (a.k.a. "dragon fruit") / ABRAHAM (Lincoln or the Biblical patriarch) / SUB-SAHARAN / DAHABEAH / SEAHAWK / BROUHAHA

The grid is filled like this: