NYT Crossword February 16 2024 Answers (2/16/24)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for February 16 2024 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword February 16, 2024 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 February 16, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 2/16/24, 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 February 16, 2024 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Deciding contest
Musical whose preshow warning about cellphone use says that knights “may drag you onstage and impale you”
God on a mission?
Cry after a windfall
Louisiana ___, religion with West African roots
Bit of gear for gliding
Personal struggles personified
___ Carter, most-recorded jazz bassist in history
Critics' picks, informally
Eldest daughter of Oceanus and mother of Nike
Source of milk for Manchego cheese
Comme ci, comme ça
European airline that was nationalized from 1944 to 2001
Boston Harbor detritus, once
Cartoonist Groening
Hands and feet
Trancelike state during a monotonous drive
Northern hemisphere?
Antivenoms, e.g.
World's rarest goose
Symbol found in Pac-Man and on slot machines
Going ___
Rode the bench
First, and so far only, chimpanzee to orbit Earth
Its tributaries have colorful names
Cry from Homer
"I want to, but really I shouldn't ..."
[Violin emoji]
Stand-up person?
"You did great!"
Moving company?
Suboptimal ending
Name on an envelope
Sitarist Shankar
Informed of
Time to draw?
"Getting ___ is no problem. You just have to live long enough": Groucho Marx
Jardín contents
Post-Thanksgiving meal drowsiness, familiarly
Compete in a freestyle, e.g.
Cowboy Bill
Coy response to a compliment
Casually chic updo
Original tablet holder
Makeup artist?
Prefix with -genarian
Storyteller's transition
Bacon bits
Noble gas used in propelling ion thrusters
Code of conduct
Carefully consider
Boston College athlete
Check box in a survey
1986 rock autobiography
Selling point
Prop (up)
Cruel ruler
Ones in a waiting room
Drink brand that sounds like a shout
Novelist Leonard
Act bullish?
Printer brand
Slips into
Where Life Savers and pop-top cans were both invented
Howard or Spelman: Abbr.
Hit, in a way
Fall sound
It's got a big mouth
"Jingle Bells" contraction

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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