NYT Crossword February 5 2024 Answers (2/5/24)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for February 5 2024 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword February 5, 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 5, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 2/5/24, 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 5, 2024 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
U.F.O. crew, supposedly
Mimicked
Light bulb, in a comic strip
Soaks up some rays
Duck known for its soft down
Smallest unit of life
Peach or beech
Underwater divers' aids
Lowest numbered club for a golfer
Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
"When the moon hits your eye like a big ___, that's amore" (Dean Martin lyric)
Datum for a basketball point guard
Deutschland denial
Rite Aid competitor
Show respect for
Many a G.I.
Break bread
Nanny : goat :: ___ : sheep
"Wanna take this outside?," e.g … or what are found four times in this puzzle's circled letters
Can material
Maple product
"___ to Billie Joe" (1967 #1 hit)
Commonly sprained joint
Prefix that means "bad"
Dutch cheese
Stones embedded in a crown
Influence through close contact
Moved smoothly
Bygone Japanese camera brand
Weird Al Yankovic medley that features "Wannabe" by the Spice Girls
Landing spot for Santa
Delta deposit
What's in style
Pub projectile
To boot
Fool (with)
Passenger-screening org.
Legally prohibit
Submit, as homework
Reason to say "Gesundheit!"
Famed fable writer
Meal on a blanket
College email suffix
Red ink, so to speak
"You underestimate me!"
Governed by fate
Rocky Mountain ___ (state animal of Utah)
Politicians Gore and Franken
Taking by force
"Ta-___ Boom-de-ay"
Netlike fabric
Cattle farmer's land
What "E" stands for in golf
Female pigs
Uno + due
Droop
Tie-breaking periods, for short
What it takes to tango
"OK, have it your way!"
What quill pens are dipped in
Sam-___ (Seuss character)
Greek theater
Robert ___, Paul Newman's co-star in "The Sting"
___ Mahal
Surreptitiously give, as classified information
"Frozen" queen
Light units
Opposite of sinking
The "M" of G.M.
Labor Day's mo.
Eagles and falcons
Can./U.S./Mex. treaty
Campus building
"Don't text and drive" ad, e.g.
Dipstick coating
Itsy-bitsy

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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