NYT Crossword December 9 2023 Answers (12/9/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for December 9 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword December 9, 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 9, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 12/9/23, 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 9, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

"Try not to attract attention"
This and that
Geographical inspiration for Strauss
"100% correct!"
Tab, essentially
Safaris, e.g.
Fish also known as wahoo
Play again
Not std.
Border region along the Rhine
___ Championship
Bit of assistance
Shell-inspired shade of greenish blue
Run like a mouse
Founder of the Shondaland production company
Defiant declaration popularized by the drag queen Bianca Del Rio
Most of the English force at Agincourt
Itchy layers
"Goddess of the loud hunt," in Homer's "Iliad"
Safari destinations
M.M.A. decision
Pulitzer category
Part of U.C.S.F.: Abbr.
Northern lapwing
Break down, in a way
Break down, in a way
Swedish actress Lena
Chance to start fresh
Make advances
19th-century garb completed by top hats and gloves
"Let's have our cake and eat it, too!"
Disney channel
"The Nutcracker" role
One pulling some strings
Long part of a bouzouki
Big deals
Amy who wrote "The Kitchen God's Wife"
Played out
Dig locale
Not here
The Eagle, e.g., for short
First Nigerian-born singer to win a Grammy
Epithet for Tarzan
Causes to grow, humorously
Car-washing equipment
Locale for Ping-Pong, foosball, dancing, etc.
U.N. secretary general Guterres
What might be heard before a bust
Toys with strings
Did some shallow breathing?
Bootlicker's specialty
Word with data or deal
Words to end a play
Pillar of the superhero community
Heavenly being
Maguire of 2009's "Brothers"
Idaho senator Mike
It's a good thing
Spot check?
Fictional Dr. Jones, familiarly
Big deal
Many a North African
Use a hitch on
People with a language of the same name

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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