NYT Crossword January 31 2023 Answers (1/31/23)

Here are all of the answers to today's NYT Crossword puzzle for January 31 2023 to help you finish it up!
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The New York Times has been publishing Crosswords since 1942, and there is the regular, full-sized Crossword along with the Mini Crossword. This post shares all of the answers to the NYT Crossword published January 31 2023.

NYT Crossword Answers Guide

Here are all of the answers for the recent New York Times Crossword. Click/tap on 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!) You can also find an ongoing post of the latest NYT Crossword answers.

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Clue
Enlivens
Salutes with flutes?
Tried really hard
"Leading us off ..."
W.N.B.A. All-Star Alyssa
Crushed-ice dessert with a reduplicative name
"___ been wondering ..."
Suffix for a long fund-raiser
La Brea substance
Three-___ sloth
Study of insects, for short
Item that might be left on a hotel pillow
One-named "Queen of All Media"
Counterpart of sow
Scores 100 on
Its capital is Tripoli
Shellfish that may be served cooked or raw
Curd-based drink
Aviate
Rosters
Black-and-white breakfast cereal
Language in which "hello" is "kia ora"
"___ está usted?"
Black-and-white whale
"No idea" gesture
Country that borders Yemen
"The Color Purple" character ___ Avery
Hartford's state: Abbr.
Went unused
"Yeah, that didn't escape my notice"
Curved path
"Ow!"
Pre-cable TV appurtenance
Establishment that serves "purr"-over coffee?
"Living Single" creator ___ Lee Bowser
Not being manually operated
Agree to something
Winter clock setting in Calif.
Addis Ababa's land
"A closed mouth doesn't get fed" and others
Not too long from now
Campus setting in the story collection "My Monticello," in brief
Nuisance
Up to, informally
Spanish for "gold"
___ Wednesday
Cause of some cling
New Orleans university
Cricket and squash, for two
Giant narrative that may be about giants (and elves as well)
Tree whose pods contain a sweet-tasting pulp
Luke Cage's title in his first comics appearance
Turnpike payment
Choose
Chanteuse with chart-topping hits found at the tops of 4-, 14-, 16- and 19-Down
Eyebrows and beards
Stately trees
Delta Sigma Theta, for one
Shorten
Exit or Yield
Dawn goddess
Rival of Sam's Club
Resident of Nebraska's largest city
Hakuna ___ (Swahili phrase meaning "no problems")
Methods
Fort Worth sch. whose mascot is SuperFrog
All ___ and no cattle
Mysterious sky sighting
"Deliver Us From ___" (2003 rom-com)
Plural article in French

We also recommend trying your hand at the NYT Mini Crossword, which is definitely easier (on all days!) as it is 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.

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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