Fifth-brightest star in the night sky NYT Crossword Clue

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Fifth-brightest star in the night sky Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: VEGA

This clue last appeared in the NYT Crossword on December 10, 2023. If you need help with other clues, head to our NYT Crossword December 10, 2023 Hints page. You can also find answers to past NYT Crosswords.

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Clue & Answer Definitions

  • VEGA (noun)
    1. prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
    2. the brightest star in the constellation Lyra
  • FIFTH (adjective)
    1. coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
  • FIFTH (noun)
    1. one part in five equal parts
    2. a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

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