NYT Crossword July 2 2023 Answers (7/2/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for July 2 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword July 2, 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 July 2, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 7/2/23, 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 July 2, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
Band with the 2021 #1 hit "Butter"
Under 1%, say
What always has time on its hands
Turns down
Abraham Accords country: Abbr.
"Put your wallet away"
Hill who wrote "Speaking Truth to Power"
Think of
1980 film that led to the creation of the Academy Award for Best Makeup
Broadway, e.g.
Mobile homes, punnily
Secretary of the interior Haaland
Oil company with toy trucks
Georgetown athlete
Razor edges?
Coin toss spots, once
Longed (for)
What "X" could mark on a map
Jazz genre for Charlie Parker
Court count
"___ that somethin'!"
Author of "The Climate Book," 2022
Vegetable that can be slimy when cooked
Abounds
Crystal container
Airport across the bay from SFO
OB/GYN offering
Group of candidates
Pantomimes, perhaps
Important part of a toddler's day
What follows You on the internet
Paella seasoning
"Don't be ___!"
In which "P or Q, but not both" is represented as (P∨Q)∧¬(P∧Q)
Prompt
Soup often made with rice vermicelli noodles
___-Missouria Tribe
Peacock seen on TV
Called up
Diner caddy offering
Garage brand
Alley ___
"My goodness!"
Linguistic group including Zulu and Xhosa
Coast, in a way
Highfalutin
Zero
Does an impression of
Give in
"Stop, I'm blushing!"
Break after a major fall?
Evening coffee order
Sch. whose mascot is Brutus Buckeye
Love, at the Louvre
The "I" in FIFA: Abbr.
Greek vowel
"This was fun, but I gotta go"
Mages' accessories
High standards established by a predecessor … or what you are presented with in this puzzle?
File menu option
Future 122-Across
Like heterochromia in eyes
Actress Long
Future flower
Author/economist Emily
Makes a case against, say
Ready-to-go link?
"… is there a reason, though?"
Its name derives from the Washoe for "lake"
Informal farewell
G, in the C scale
Hopping joint?
Devious sorts
Conductor Zubin
Asks to join
A couple of chips, say
Collegiate beaver mascot whose name is its school spelled backward
Overseer of Windy City buses and trains, in brief
Twitter username
Software engineer, for short
Chill place to stay?
"Olympia" painter
Like some winter roads
Chinese zodiac animal of 2023
Minus
AirPods, e.g.
National org. that doesn't actually have an age requirement for membership
Designer Schiaparelli
Go down in flames
Cheri of Hollywood
"Be right with you!"
Wildlife spotted in Haleakala National Park
Recede
Female 20-Down
___ Negro (Amazon tributary)
Certain side wagers, informally
Silicon Valley, e.g.
Angles above 90 degrees?
Cat, in Spanish
Feature that helps to avoid late penalties
Contents of some streaks on cheeks
Unflagging
Shocked sounds
Pottery oven
Excavated
Poetic lament
Sullivan's opponent in a landmark free speech case: Abbr.
Stephen K. ___, British stand-up comedian
Alien film franchise, for short
Prefix with sphere or system
Prefix with sphere or system
In a way
Online initialism rarely meant literally
Proxima Centauri, e.g.
Alternative to a monthly charge
Actor Oliver
Ventimiglia of "This Is Us"
"Although …"
Pentathlon event
"___ Rosenkavalier"
That guy's
Recliner setting
Accept, as losses
Show excessive affection toward
Gossips
B to B, e.g.
We don't talk about that
Petrol brand
Attention-grabbing protests
Charlotte ___, capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands
Loudly chastise
Insult
Rated rides
Deer ___, Maine vacation destination
"Man of the open country," in Genesis
French 101 verb
Turndowns
It goes in and out
E.R. lines
___ check

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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