NYT Crossword August 5 2023 Answers (8/5/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for August 5 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword August 5, 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 5, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 8/5/23, 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 5, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Expert with a temper?
Con
Adoration of the Kardashians, e.g.
Finale
Product of busybodies
Pallid
Flying formations
Barnyard sound
Oscar nominee for 1997's "Affliction"
Confuse
Challenge before entering a haunted house
Edgar winner Levin
Grooves
Rule, informally
Relating to areas
Putting out
"Help!" or "SOS"
Defensive motions
Play group
Quite stylish
___-size (big)
Early dial-up service provider
Part of an eclipse
Singer with the 2014 #1 album "1000 Forms of Fear"
One aboard the Tiangong space station
One of the Allman Brothers
Professor in the Potterverse
Senators' org.
Caffeine, for one
Flight unit
Eatery with a 1950s vibe, say
Maryland athlete, familiarly
Belittling
Jewish mourning period
Eyed rudely
Might
Send packing
M.L.B.'s so-called "dead-ball ___"
City near the confluence of the Colorado and Gila rivers
They're there in the clutch
Group members who are the most tech-savvy
Iranian sage who inspired Nietzsche
"Yo mama" jokes, often
Big screens?
"Right away!"
___ Kedrova, Oscar-winning actress for "Zorba the Greek"
Recipe directive
"___ Mubarak" (holiday greeting in Islam)
Letter after I
Pulse
Golfer Palmer, to fans
___ York
Everglades predator
Peacock or eye, in broadcasting
Disco ___ ("The Simpsons" character)
"Oh no!"
Actor Shepard of "Zathura: A Space Adventure"

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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