NYT Crossword May 26 2024 Answers (5/26/24)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for May 26 2024 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword May 26, 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 May 26, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 5/26/24, 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!

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# Clue
1A Prefix with valent
5A Sound of rejection on a 1970s variety show
9A "How disappointing!"
13A Academic résumés, for short
16A "Embiggens" the English language
19A Composer Stravinsky
20A Feature of a snake's eye
21A *"That rotted old log ain't even fit for termite food!"
23A Word on Charlotte's web
24A Guillermo del ___
25A Does perfectly
26A Helvetica alternative
28A Country that surrounds Gambia
30A Something to pump or bump
31A *"Huh, I wasn't aware I was at an ugly sweater party"
33A Gospel singer Winans
34A Wimbledon surface
36A Studio for Astaire and Rogers
37A Czech or Pole
38A Hindu mother goddess also called Parvati
39A It's bright when it's full
40A Disposable baking pans
43A Actor Cage, familiarly
45A *"The only mystery in this novel is why I finished it"
49A Band whose guitarist wears a schoolboy outfit
50A Certain expensive suits
51A Rank below marquess
52A Less clean, as a chimney
54A Batman adversary ___ al Ghul
55A "Brains" of tech
56A Avocados are rich in it
58A Mocking Jay
59A *"My dog could translate an ancient Mesopotamian tablet faster than you"
63A Part of a thermostat
64A The i's have it
65A Church area
66A Hardly ne'er
67A Herald
69A Beget
70A Cause of misery
74A Skinny, so to speak
75A *"Thou art a villainous knave"
79A Back the other way
80A Background in the theater
81A Feedbag contents
82A Pop's ___ Lipa
83A Dude, in lingo
85A Prefix in some modern art movements
86A Photoshop company
88A Switch predecessors
89A *"Dear John, I'm writing you this letter to tell you - it's not me. It's 100% you"
93A Nonmetric unit … or a metric unit
94A Someone who hopes to stay out of the spotlight?
95A Five Pillars religion
96A Astounding
98A It comes from the Greek for "indivisible"
99A Any of six Russian monarchs
101A *"Tu as le Q.I. d'une huître" ("You have the I.Q. of an oyster")
105A Some wines
106A Musical that reimagines "La Bohème" in Manhattan
107A Sucrose, by another name
108A Numero di colori in Neapolitan ice cream
109A Bond villain with an island lair
110A Condé ___
111A Get off to a flying start?
1D "Oops!"
2D Unpopular day to get married: Abbr.
3D High-tech prosthetic
4D To be safe
5D British lockup
6D Doesn't dispute, as a criticism
7D "Stat!"
8D Reacts to a pun, perhaps
9D Gave a thumbs-down
10D In the past
11D Claim on a ramen packet
12D Lead-in to horn or Hornet
13D Charlie Chaplin started his career with this not-at-all-silent form of entertainment
14D TikToker's hope
15D Mistook?
17D Bit of improv
18D 2007 Literature Nobelist Lessing
20D Famed Damascus product
22D Morse code click
27D Counterpart of ventricular
29D One of the Untouchables
30D Leg bone
31D "Citizen ___"
32D "Count me out!"
33D Island country sometimes called "El Cocodrilo" for its shape
34D Card game cry
35D Breaks down
39D Fetter
40D Epitomize
41D The ’gram
42D Oxfam or Doctors Without Borders, in brief
44D "Born on the Bayou" band, in brief
46D Give voice to?
47D Move, as a houseplant
48D Brother of Fidel
49D Totally bought an idea
53D There's bad blood between them
55D Corp. bigwig
56D Police, slangily
57D Point of no return?
59D JFK, for one
60D Discombobulate
61D Teri of "Young Frankenstein"
62D Olympic swimmer Ryan
63D Deal that brings in a big crowd
67D Common file type
68D Its iconic chimes were trademarked in 1950
69D Razor sharpeners
70D Random guess
71D Queen song from which a pop icon took her name
72D Astronaut's blackout preventer
73D GPS guesses
76D Part of A.D.
77D Investigated
78D Terrain in "Wuthering Heights"
80D Class where students learn about squares and planes
84D Author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
86D "Things Fall ___" (Chinua Achebe novel)
87D Abase
88D Prevailed
89D Drummer Neil of Rush
90D Like the three sisters of "Macbeth"
91D "In your dreams!"
92D Sitcom extraterrestrial
93D Some Christmas trees
96D Common sports injury sites, for short
97D Stimulate
100D New England's Cape ___
102D Court grp.
103D Bluesy instrument, for short
104D Prefix with valent

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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