NYT Crossword December 27 2023 Answers (12/27/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for December 27 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword December 27, 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 27, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 12/27/23, 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 27, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Travel requirement, at times
Where the 10 countries with the lowest median age are all located
Sounds of surprise
Book before Romans
"King James"
Word before nail or after steel
Cluster, as of grass
Product of volcanic activity
Certain grueling race, informally
Factory ___
Moccasins, but not oxfords
Voice of doom
It's a me problem
End up OK
Boring bit
Not forbidden
"A Doll's House" playwright
Quattro preceder
Secret traders
Father on "Modern Family"
Prof's helpers
Mary, Queen of ___
Roman fountain name
Digital money
Van Gogh masterpiece
One dying for a cause
Leave a mark on?
Put up
Japanese exporter of diesel engines
Coastal inlet
"___ Fideles"
Letters that go in both blanks of ___ ___tofferson
Jug unit: Abbr.
Comfy shoe
Bank note made of pure cotton fiber
Bow-making timber
"Enthusiasm is the mother of ___": Ralph Waldo Emerson
One may ask for a dinner preference
Acid container, maybe
Hosp. area
Friar known for his patronage of animals
What had a major impact on this puzzle's theme?
Guinness records, typically
Some handoff recipients in football, for short
Some investments, in brief
Boston, Amherst and others
Immune response trigger
"Great" 10th-century emperor
Features of many ceratopsians
Something possibly triggered during a mass extinction event
Blue material
"___ favor"
Accelerated H.S. English course
First dog on an orbital spaceflight
Novelist King who wrote "Caretakers" and "One on One"
Some W.S.J. topics
Writer's reference … or what each row of shaded letters is missing?
It helps keep a tight ship tight
Beethoven's "Für ___"
Spooked by
Annual architecture award
Ancient method of encipherment with a message wrapped around a cylinder
Pants, but half off?
List follower
Newspaper supplement
Come together
Common typeface
Ruler's dimensions?
Crystalline mineral deposits in some caves
Like Beethoven, by his mid-40s
West Coast airport code
Music producer Gotti who worked with Ja Rule and J.Lo
Soak (up)

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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