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

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 23 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 23, 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 23, 2023 Answers

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

Ballpark quartet
Reacts to something gross
Greek god that sounds like 66-Across
Roll with the punches
Chess piece with the second-highest value
Mardi Gras follower
Salad dressing with chopped liver
CPR pro
M&M's color replaced by blue
New kid on the block
"You betcha!"
They might be pitched by the Rockies
Sandwich with wild rice
"Why, what an ___ am I!": Hamlet
Logicians' creations
Actress De La Garza of "FBI"
Vessel for violets
"The Bare Necessities" bear
Stud alternative
"Get Out" director Jordan
Find a new purpose for
End of a two-player Harlem Globetrotters play
Desserts with split peas
"Top Chef" network
Underlings forced to do unpleasant work
Word before job or track
One channel that airs "NCAA March Madness," with "TV"
Sort of
Egg dish with a lemon turnover
___ code
Home of Timbuktu
Zodiac sign that sounds like 10-Across
Where one needs GPS to find The Gap?
Opposite of sans
Some overly long Facebook posts
___ Didrikson Zaharias, Olympic gold medalist in track and field who went on to win 10 L.P.G.A. major championships
First lady's husband
Square snack items
Binge-watching units, for short
Ones with chiseled jawlines, often
W.N.B.A. star Brittney
D.C. "Squad" member
End of a White House address
Injure, as a knee
Naproxen brand
Saskatchewan's capital
Puts on the books
Changing it converts "convert" from a verb to a noun
Jacobs of fashion
Off one's game
Get into hot water?
Shanghainese, e.g.
Capital that was once part of Denmark
"The Challenge" network
60 minuti
Chinese path
"Hello" singer
Source of some wax
"Ah, so it goes"
Adds insult to injury
Drunk-skunk connector
Governor Moore of Maryland
Lyric poem
Alternative to high-octane
Mentor of Anakin and Luke
Makes the grade
Source of a scandalous comment
"But wait - there's ___!"
The "V" in C.V.
Bombeck who said "Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time"
Editor's "my bad," maybe
Gas company with toy trucks
Sat ___ (GPS in the U.K.)
Bullfight cheer
Important stretch

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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