NYT Crossword August 16 2023 Answers (8/16/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 16 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 16, 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 16, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/16/23, 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 16, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Fries, to Brits
Usurp
Entourage
Bring back to life
What a QR code at a restaurant may lead to
Less green, as a banana
Crowd favorite at karaoke, often
Part of a Latin 101 conjugation
Mediterranean fruit
Console with a motion-sensing remote
Prez with a famous ranch
Stephanie of "Everything Everywhere All at Once"
___ room
Certain racetrack bet
Kind of calendar
Knockout punch
French film award
Regarding
Sight on a Norwegian cruise
Where Diamond Head is
Accepts a FedEx delivery, perhaps
Mononymous Grammy winner
Like many old fiddle tunes: Abbr.
Extra point for a shooting foul, in basketball
Without a sole winner
Educ. publishing division
Yeun who was the first Asian American nominated for Best Actor (2020's "Minari")
Attempt in cornhole
Baby wallaby
Go over
Key locale: Abbr.
Attempts to hit, as a shuttlecock
Org. that reports to the attorney general
"Awesome!"
Architectural features depicted by this puzzle's vertical circled letters
"Wow!"
2026 World Cup co-host
Caught up
Peace, in Russian
___ Faire (outdoor event)
Type of structure that this puzzle's theme is a grand example of
The Mughal dynasty's reign, e.g.
"Gladiator" star Russell
Fusilli shape
Home to the monument depicted in this puzzle
Pritzker Prize-winning architect
Suffer from intense heat
Key with one sharp: Abbr.
Dream state
Santa ___
Shrub
Highly pleased with
"Data is the new ___" (popular wisdom in economics)
Architectural feature depicted between 7- and 8-Down
Number of players on a netball team
Upright
Cricket club
Spanish seasoning
"Much Ado About Nothing" role
Golf alternative, in brief
Lacks
"All kidding ___ …"
No. 2 in the statehouse
"___ nuit"
Pigeon coop
Countess's counterpart
Builder of the monument depicted in this puzzle
Architectural feature depicted by this puzzle's arching circled letters
Some loaves
Family men
Romp
Able to feel
Name that's an anagram of SEEM
Focus of some cognitive therapy, for short
Number of 69-Across surrounding the monument depicted in this puzzle
Come up short
Part of M.I.T.: Abbr.
Prefix meaning one-billionth
Weight of a paper clip, roughly
Tesla, by birth
Qatari leader
Home to the monument depicted in this puzzle

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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