NYT Crossword August 28 2023 Answers (8/28/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 28 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 28, 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 28, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/28/23, 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 28, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Military wear, for short
Appear to be
"Hop to it!"
Stress or extended exposure to sun, it's said
Feature of an Uber ride … or an Uber Eats order
Like a yellow banana vis-à-vis a green one
*Evasive treatment, with "the"
Prestigious Atlanta university
São ___, Brazil
Deprives of strength
___ de Janeiro, Brazil
*Boba Fett's occupation in "Star Wars" films
Chicken's counterpart in a causality dilemma
Secret agent
One-person performances
Palindromic tugboat sound
Openly gay
Salad bar grabbers
*Seriously hammered
Penny loafers, e.g.
"Don't move!," as a dog command
Pig's spot
*Weekend occasion for avocado toast and mimosas
Remains of a fire
Politico Buttigieg
Alternatives to Ubers
Subway entrance fixture
Disconnects … or what's found in the answers to the four starred clues?
Like wingtips and penny loafers
Put in the overhead bin, say
Motto for a devil-may-care type
"Monday Night Football" channel
Tach readings, for short
Complain, complain, complain
Water, in Spanish
Waiter's handout
Big name in electric toothbrushes
Bay Area air hub
Water, in French
Young's partner in accounting
Occasions to pamper oneself
Ones with season tickets to football, baseball and basketball games, perhaps
Eagle's abode
Comedian Richard who wrote "What I'm saying might be profane, but it's also profound"
Down Under hoppers, informally
Vietnamese noodle dish
"___ further reflection …"
Three Stooges snicker sound
Flight board figs.
"Oh, my stars!"
Deteriorate … as sledders do?
Tire pattern
Key above Caps Lock
Annoying insect
Big name in vodka
Like some bike locks and magnets
"Star Trek" lieutenant played by George Takei
Prayer ending
"___ Como Va" (1971 Santana hit)
More than 90°
Rights org.
"We agree"
Major monthly expenses
On a sugar rush, say
What a bird's wings do
Time in office
Figs. for tax filers
One of three fire signs, with Aries and Sagittarius
Police officer
Admit, with "up to"

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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