NYT Crossword August 17 2023 Answers (8/17/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 17 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 17, 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 17, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/17/23, 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 17, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Costa ___
Wow, that's upside down!
"Be for real!"
Tapped in, so to speak
"High" number?
Modern initialism for Black dialect
Cup of noodles, and others?
Rebuff in Rostov
Tips
Shrimp egg rolls, and others?
Porcine "palace"
Head of une école?
Some tape players
Boots, water bottle, backpack, etc.
Bud
Paradigm movement
Clean up, in a way
Something to clean up
Chicken and rice, and others?
Coq au vin, and others?
Cuba, por ejemplo
Word after Bernese or Tyrolean
Locale for a shopping cart
Covered with bryophytes
Minuscule
Chuffed
"What ___?"
Longtime show for Robin Roberts, for short
Baked rigatoni alla Norma, and others?
Fly high
Part of the Hollywood monogram J.E.J.
Baking ingredient used multiple times in this puzzle?
Watering hole, maybe
Watering hole, maybe
Many a retirement residence
Knock 'em dead
"Can I help you with something?"
Department of labor?
Election night list
Response to "Don't forget!"
New Edition's debut single ("You look so sweet, you're a special treat")
( and )
Prefix with liberal
Make out sloppily in the library?
Not liking anymore
Arizona city
Question suggested by a door knock
Participant in a "key to the city" ceremony
Bake-offs have them
Team sharing a home arena with the Liberty
Sweat it
App store customer
Family-friendly rating
"Later!"
First woman in the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Row for a musical group
"I'll give ___ read"
STEM part: Abbr.
Is ill with
Sargasso Sea spawners
Chill
Bistate metro area: Abbr.
157.5 degrees from N
Dorm leaders, in brief
Very self-interested
Things with coils that can be dangerous
"Huh!"
Take a Covid precaution
Something highly sought after
Grub, e.g.
Goat group
"This Is Us" co-star Moore
Its atomic number is this clue's number divided by three
Inanimate objects with heads and feet
Game played on the road
Inanimate object with a tongue
Gatekeeping sort
___ Style gel

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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