NYT Crossword August 2 2023 Answers (8/2/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 2 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 2, 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 2, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/2/23, 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 2, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
A hot one might lead to an embarrassing moment
Shelled out
November imperative
Two-term presidencies, say
College attendee in "Toy Story 3"
Autobiographical heroine of the "Little House" series
Starting with an X in the corner, say?
Billionaires' homes, often
Name with Slim or Diamond
"Stupid me!"
Excel (at)
Formula 1 Grand Prix locale
Rocket launcher that makes a whimsical buzzing sound?
Informal garb for working from home, informally
Cry like a baby
It may be marked with an X
Feels remorse about
Part of a bad trip, maybe
"Winning ___ everything"
Ran in place
Store whose products often come with Allen wrenches
"Woo-hoo!"
Become a leading citizen of North Dakota?
Activist Abrams
"Wouldn't that be nice!"
Feeling in Yosemite Valley, say
Used to be
Italian dish similar to grits
Disrespected adviser?
One who might check all the boxes?
___ Rachel Wood of "Westworld"
Ship or mail
It goes downhill fast
Lucy's "I Love Lucy" co-star
Daisy Ridley's role in "Star Wars"
Hands (out)
Like everyone on March 17, it's said
Prickly pears, e.g.
Unit in a duel
Life study of the biologist E. O. Wilson
Possible response to "Who wants ice cream?!"
What might get to the root of a problem?
Shop ___ (article of cleaning equipment)
Like hiking, bird-watching and similar activities
The Ronettes, e.g.
A pop
Reeked
Some breathing lessons
Starters
Fey who wrote "Bossypants"
Placate
___ Bush, Missouri representative and Black Lives Matter activist
End of the London Blitz?
Be beholden to
Coffee-growing region of the Big Island
Affected, in a way
Strait-laced sort
Sport whose name means "way of gentleness"
Kind of gas station that's illegal in New Jersey
Goal for a politician
Alias letters
"___ out!" (ump's cry)
Part of a chest
Able to bend over backward, say
Volunteer's statement
Like matryoshka dolls
Jesse who won four Olympic gold medals in 1936
Bury
Diamond, e.g.
Like pansies, but not touch-me-nots
Bread boxes?
Ewe got it!
Smartphone ancestors, in brief
Prefix with -vore
Word after Club or before school
Time of preparation, maybe

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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