NYT Crossword January 31 2024 Answers (1/31/24)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for January 31 2024 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword January 31, 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 January 31, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 1/31/24, 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 January 31, 2024 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Seize
Alternative to "swipe" for a credit card
Pizazz
Word with life or screen
One of the Manning brothers
Measurement on an electric meter
Fly the coop
Spanish restaurant fare
Prepared to fight Goliath?
Scheming
Like the numerals 1, 2 and 3
Dutch beer named for a river
___-chic
"I'm ___ Boat" (Lonely Island song)
Practiced changing one's costume by the clock?
The Cowboys and Cowgirls of the N.C.A.A.
Private university of North Carolina
Leader who was the author of "On Protracted War"
First murder victim
Common wine barrel material
Invested on Broadway, say?
Article in Le Monde
Taking off
Earmarks
Matchbox, e.g.
NBC staple since 1975, in brief
Betrayed Paddington? … or what 20-, 34- and 41-Across did in this puzzle
Arm bones
Something you shouldn't take lying down?
Philly school
In which the pinky and thumb pointing out represents Y, in brief
Like a cemetery at night, maybe
___ Popovich, longtime coach for the Spurs
Turndowns
Latin dance
It's written as "C.C.C.P." in Cyrillic
Japanese rice wine
Pupil's place
Chris formerly of 50-Across
Gave positive reinforcement
Presidential nickname of the early 20th century
Penne ___ vodka
Spot from which to say "bon voyage"
Protruding feature on a cliff
Tennis star Naomi
Hiker's aid
Sports org. with an annual championship on the weekend before Memorial Day
"___ So Shy" (1980 Pointer Sisters hit)
Actress Reese of "Touched by an Angel"
Waikiki locale
Owie
Ad section in a newspaper, maybe
Seals, in a way
Dined at a restaurant
City in which to see "Il Cenacolo" ("The Last Supper")
Motown legend Robinson
Perfect score, often
Prominent parts of toucans
Plains tribe
Sonoma and Yukon
Leatherworker's tool
Extra-loud, as a loudspeaker
Prefix with nautical
Fine partner?
Audience for which a G-rated film is appropriate
Keeping in the loop, in a way
Unloads, so to speak
Bridge
Meh
La ___ Tar Pits
Rank associated with tea and sandwiches?
Honeybees' genus
Large flightless bird
Toupee, slangily
Borrower's concern, for short
Poor grade

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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