NYT Crossword July 9 2023 Answers (7/9/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for July 9 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword July 9, 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 9, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 7/9/23, 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 9, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Emotional, in a way
Classic figure in Arnold Lobel books
Easily removable part of a car's interior
In the offing
Like a good shot in soccer
Capital in the Land of the Midnight Sun
Prop in "The Shining"
[aria-label] Depiction of "Nihao" in simplified Chinese * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
Soul proprietor?
Concerning driveway sight
Elbow room
Newsroom post
Source of the line "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands"
Squeezes (out)
[aria-label] Depiction of a person going "Ptui!" * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
His death sparked a civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors
Adds liquor to
Title in Portuguese
[aria-label] Depiction of a laptop * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
File a Led Zeppelin album under Z, say
Blank ___
Charming bunch?
Ogden Nash's "Kind of an ___ to Duty"
Letters that aptly fill the blanks in: __ __sturba__ce
Org. created the same year as Earth Day
Portal in Mario games
Person on talk radio
[aria-label] Depiction of a gavel and scales * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
Seamus ___, Nobel Prize-winning poet
Medical research org.
"Also …"
First name in cosmetics
Nostalgic filter
Like a rake
[aria-label] Depiction of a device that randomly selects numbered balls * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
Musical set in Buenos Aires
Film director Roth
Dance craze of the 2010s
What might follow a recitative, in music
[aria-label] Depiction of person carrying a box into a van * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
Getting crusty
Baby name that doubled in popularity in 2014, thanks to Disney
Greek god of the sky
Ph.D. projects
Hill in the Highlands
"The Gilded Age" channel
Noisy fight
[aria-label] Depiction of a person with a tennis racket and a person with a golf club * This puzzle has an important note. Tap the "i" to read. *
According to
Be in limbo
Like hair after being rubbed with a balloon, maybe
Fiddle (with)
Maguire of "Spider-Man"
City that calls itself "The Heart of Texas"
"Huh, fancy seeing you here!"
Italian meat entree, informally
Canal locale
Symbolic object
Celebrity gossip show
City in Uttar Pradesh
Source of Tibetan cheese
Ben Jonson love poem of 1616
Grp. going over the falls?
Brewery container
Column in an advice column
___ & Allies (board game)
Durable, water-resistant wood
Half of a religious title
Unleash upon
Instrument that sounds much like a glockenspiel
Subjects to slight ridicule
First steps in many home renovations, informally
Red alert?
___ soup
Relative of Ltd.
Paleo's opposite
___ jumping (Olympic sport)
Push-up muscle, in brief
Alaskan city that sounds like it belongs in a 41-Down
Plot, perhaps
Organic compound
Picker of a peck of pickled peppers
"Let me say that again ..."
Ones holding hands?
Long-running procedural set in D.C.
Builders of braided fiber bridges
Unsolved, as a math problem
Deer departed?
Clear sign
Mihrab : mosque :: ___ : church
"Split" bit
Heart chambers
Suffer from insomnia
ThinkPad maker
Caustic substances
Actor's audition tape
Whom a public defender might go up against, familiarly
Kind of pants that are baggy
"Old ___" (country standard)
General rule
Actors Holm and McKellen
Start at the end?
McEntee's product
Influential writer of erotica
Komodo dragons and Gila monsters
Seal the deal
Was shocked ... shocked!
City on the Arkansas River
"The Jetsons" dog
Hoarse … or a dog
Little stinker
Hershey candy brand
Kind of sax
Let the cat out of the bag
Like a spoon in a magic show
Nine to five, maybe
Detox destination
Hairy cousin of TV and film
Flik was one in a Pixar flick

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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Christine Mielke

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