NYT Crossword May 4 2023 Answers (5/4/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for May 4 2023 to help you finish it up!
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The New York Times 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. Solvers can choose to play the crossword in various levels of difficulty, from easy to very hard. If you’ve been stumped NYT May 4 2023 Crossword, we have all the answers for you.

NYT Crossword Answers Guide

Below you will find all of the answers for the May 4 2023 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
Scratch the surface of, say
1983 hit that won a Grammy for Record of the Year
Indication of an operation
Bit of samurai attire
Refer (to)
Play part
Lose crispness, as cereal
What "x" might mean
Suppress
See 54-Across
Oda ___ Brown, Whoopi Goldberg's role in "Ghost"
Lets loose
A little after the hour
Loved one
Go back and forth, in a way
Some farmer's market setups
Glare reducer
Flexible
Demon in Japanese folklore
With 31-Down, proceeds from the sale of an asset … or a hint to understanding six answers in this puzzle
Compadre
"Hollywood" vis-à-vis the film industry, e.g.
___ Alto
You might calmly tell someone not to do this
Holy ___
Newspaper section
Like many invitations nowadays
Kind of identity
With 22-Across, former senator whose name can be spelled using only the letters in NEBRASKA (his home state)
Horace was one, notably
Mag that began endorsing political candidates in 2014
Sweetheart
Lead-in to goblin
Name that can be heard phonetically somewhere in this clue
More discerning
Brian of ambient music
Dungeonlike
Metal workers?
GPS display: Abbr.
Criminal patterns, in brief
Overflow with
Writer Morrison
Get in hot water, say
N.F.L. cornerback Apple
Charitable relief
Helicon, e.g., musically speaking
Oft-abbreviated Latin phrase
Short
Colombo's country, in Olympics shorthand
Scammer
What the Rays and Jays are in, for short
Fresh starts
Kind of soup
Material that's bad for the mouth?
Drops in the gym?
Bench press target
Pedigree competitor
See 38-Across
Ailment treated with a warming compress
Not as fierce
Former name of Colombo's country
Fellows
California concert site featured in the documentary "Gimme Shelter"
Some corp. takeovers
Hospital diagnostic, for short
Fashion designer Rabanne
Like an otter's feet
Mark in the World Golf Hall of Fame
Jeannette who was the first woman elected to Congress (1916)
"King Lear" son
Summer music
Some laptops
Toe-jam?
In ___ (completely)
Sign
Final number, say

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.

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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