NYT Crossword August 15 2023 Answers (8/15/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 15 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 15, 2023 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The NYT Crossword is a daily puzzle that tests solvers’ knowledge and vocabulary. It’s one of the most popular crosswords in the world, known for its challenging clues and clever wordplay. The puzzle is published in the print edition of The New York Times and is also available online.

NYT Crossword August 15, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/15/23, we’ve listed all of the crossword clues below so you can find the answer(s) you need. You can search for the clue and then select the appropriate clue to get the answer. We have done it this way so that if you’re just looking for a handful of clues, you won’t spoil other ones you’re working on!

Looking for answers to another NYT Crossword puzzle? Check out our archive of NYT Crossword Answers. Our NYT Crossword Hints for August 15, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Place with tilled land
"Gotta go!"
Grindr and Tinder, for two
Extremely muscular, in slang
Pub projectile
*Plant used to treat rashes
Plant used to treat rashes
Cheesy chip
Exfoliation target during a pedicure
"Happiness ___ Warm Puppy" (classic "Peanuts" book)
"No more!"
Milky Way component
Author Brown
*Crocheted hair extensions
Suni of Team USA gymnastics
Leonardo da ___
Shapiro of NPR
*Eco-friendly alternative to tampons
Hither and ___
Punctuation missing from "Let's eat Grandma"?
Oui's opposite
*Epithet for Aretha Franklin
Femur site
Remove from its husk, as a peanut
Brunch cocktail that might be bottomless
Cards handed to a bouncer
Like some toothpaste
Robert Frost took one that was less traveled
Feature of "Alien," "Mulan" or "Clueless" … or what the answer to each starred clue has?
Many an M.I.T. graduate: Abbr.
Give a speech
___Vista (early search engine)
English county with three swords on its flag
Person from the Big Apple, informally
Flattered excessively, with "over"
Singer Grande
Literary device that revises a previously established narrative, for short
___ Picchu (ancient Inca citadel)
Sort of
"Love ya!"
Lining on a winter coat
Programmer Lovelace
Payment after a split between unmarried partners
Italian sparkling wine
Enters on tiptoe, say
Gun control activist David
Hindu spring festival
Reply "yes," "no" or "maybe," maybe
Comedian Wong
The "D" of R&D: Abbr.
College heads
First part of a tournament
It shows up as a blue speech bubble
Copenhagen resident
Sound from a baby or a dove
E pluribus ___
"Didn't love it"
Enemy from one's past
Philadelphia hockey team
Margarita garnish
In need of a friend, say
Queer feeling?
City that's home to "The Last Supper"
Reddit Q&As
Potential result of using Grindr or Tinder
Some O.R. staff
___ Luthor (DC Comics villain)

We also recommend trying your hand at the NYT Mini Crossword, which is definitely easier (on all days!) as it is a 5×5, compared to the full-sized crossword (which is 15×15, and the Sunday edition is 21×21!). New crosswords are released at 10PM ET on weekdays and 6PM ET on weekends.

The New York Times crossword was first published in The New York Times in 1942 and has been a daily feature ever since. It is known for its high level of difficulty and for its clever, often playful, clues and themes. The puzzles range in size from 15x15 grids on weekdays to larger 21x21 grids on Sundays, with varying levels of difficulty.

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The New York Times crossword is created by a team of skilled puzzle constructors and editors, who work to ensure that each puzzle is both entertaining and challenging for solvers. The puzzles are often themed, with clues and answers related to a particular subject or concept, and they frequently feature wordplay and puns.

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Solving the New York Times crossword has become a beloved pastime for many, and there are even competitions and clubs devoted to crossword puzzle solving. The New York Times crossword is available in print in the newspaper and online, and it has a dedicated following of loyal solvers who eagerly await each day's puzzle.

If you’re still struggling to solve your NYT crosswords, consider practicing with the Eugene Sheffer and Thomas Joseph dailies first. If you’re looking for similarly challenging crosswords, we recommend the WSJ Crossword and LA Times Crossword.

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