NYT Crossword December 19 2023 Answers (12/19/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for December 19 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword December 19, 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 December 19, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 12/19/23, 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 December 19, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

___ 2600 (bygone console)
Worker welfare org.
Guitar accessories
Close by
"This cardboard belt is a waist of paper," for example?
Like the Gobi
Noon, on some clocks
Sharp increase
Year abroad
Good times doing bench presses?
"Canvases" for crossword constructors
Bread for baba ghanouj
Billy the Kid, for one
Granola grain
Reusable shopping bag
Why the pizza oven is so hard to clean?
Egyptian ruler from 51 to 30 B.C., familiarly
"Curious …"
"I want a turn!"
Auditioned, maybe
___ poker (bluffing game)
Desire in the dessert aisle?
Stock advice, say
___ Horan, Irish musician
Summertime quaff
Hand, in Spanish
Start of some advice … or a phonetic hint to 17-, 24-, 37- and 48-Across
Overflow (with)
It has the makings of a hero
Took a dive
Tax form figs.
Convention freebies
One way to be in love
Capital of Ghana
Prey snatcher
Issue a mea culpa
Mechanical repetition
"Sorta" suffix
White tees and blue jeans, e.g.
Hit the ball out of the park, say
End of an academic address
Fox's refuge
How hors d'oeuvres may be served
Typographical embellishment
17-syllable verse
French forest in a Shakespeare play
Ticked, as a box
Took a load off
Where tourists might take a picture of themselves seemingly holding up a tower
Iridescent gem
Singer Ora
Mollusks named for their shape
Largest movie theater chain in the world
"Hilarious!," in a text
Shabby, maybe
Lasted longer than
Cinephile's channel
Scrape (out)
Shout with laughter
Little whirlpool
Bedframe piece
Snakelike fish
"Black Panther" composer Göransson, who shares his first name with another famous composer
"OK, got it"
Nipping pests
Like some wine barrels
Boxer Ali whose first name contains only the letters in "Ali"
How many sardines are packed
WhatsApp owner
They might be checked at the door
Not a lot
One that ewe can count on?

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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