NYT Crossword December 25 2023 Answers (12/25/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for December 25 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword December 25, 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 25, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 12/25/23, 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 25, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Device that might be confused with a router
Essayist Didion
Things in Easter baskets
Honda luxury brand
Taking ___ account
Money that's borrowed
1976 song by the Runaways with the lyric "Hello world, I'm your wild girl"
Not all
Spicy
Caviar, e.g.
Feeling tense
Not worth a ___
Walk in water up to one's ankles, say
___ Lingus
1996 Deana Carter hit with the lyric "My first taste of love, oh, bittersweet"
"Warts and all," in an ad
Mideast title
"American Dad!" network
"Mad" run
Lugged around
Furry "Star Wars" creature
Hawaii's Mauna ___
Rip
Lesbian icon played by Lucy Lawless
1985 Prince hit with the lyric "And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more"
Race, as an engine
Frees (of)
Chicago trains
"Be that as it may …"
___ Lanka
In the style of, on a menu
Lose energy
"I love this song!" … or a doubly apt description of 17-, 28- and 46-Across
Take a snooze
57-Down's state
Inner ___ (goal of meditation)
Is in the hole
Novice, informally
Jazzy instruments
Physicist Ernst
Dos x cuatro
Song for two
Slip up
It's in your bones
Be in harmony
Musical artist Yoko
Bank lobby sight
Completely insignificant person
Otherwise
"Your response is what I hoped you'd say"
Samwise ___, companion of Frodo Baggins
Villain's expression
"Sure thing!'
Aquatic salamander
Cloth strips on military uniforms
Ones involved in a 2023 Hollywood strike
Overdue debt
Unhappy
Airport org.
Reluctant, as an investor
Acted too broadly
Large-horned mountain goats
Appliances with lint traps
Number of times Rose tells Jack she loves him, in "Titanic"
Kit ___ bar
Auto financing figs.
Critic's piece
Vitamin that contributes to hair and nail growth
Goodyear aircraft
In style once more
Makes after taxes
Wild guess
Hero in the Trojan War
Wedding dress material
City north of Des Moines
Weeding tool
"So cu-u-ute!"
Vote in favor

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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