NYT Crossword October 1 2023 Answers (10/1/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for October 1 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword October 1, 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 October 1, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 10/1/23, 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 October 1, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Flowers that Tiny Tim "tiptoed through" in a 1968 hit
High-altitude grazer
Jazz pianist ___ Jamal
With 23-Across, second film to win all five major Academy Awards (1975)
Disappear unexpectedly
Like ships at harbor
See 18-Across
Land united by Theseus
Word before likely or wanted
Labors away at
Districts in N.Y.C. and London
Spacecraft for NASA's Artemis 1 mission
Long of Hollywood
Tolkien's Treebeard, for example
"That's my cue!"
Blockbuster sequel with an iconic plot twist (1980)
Ultimate medical breakthrough
What an opener precedes
A praying mantis has just one, found on its stomach(!)
Animated dinosaur film that spawned 13 sequels (1988)
Midwest metropolis: Abbr.
Heavy bass?
Oil holder, maybe
"___ nothing"
Like many Instagram influencers
Rocket-shaped candy
Yogi Bear wears one, despite having no shirt
Arles article
Romantic dramedy directed by Sofia Coppola (2003)
Certain chess piece
Livid state
Name that's also a state abbreviation
Iceberg and others
It might leave you smooth ... or rattled
"OMG, enough already!"
___ acid
Artfully nimble
"The Simpsons" grandpa
Coen brothers farce involving the C.I.A. (2008)
Verbally hesitate
Ones agreeing silently
Started off gently
Crime thriller that takes some liberties with its namesake legal concept (1999)
Down's counterpart: Abbr.
Driving aid
Nail polish brand
Precursor to Windows
Practiced hypergamy
German title
Gets good and hot at the beach
With an unseen portion of 128-Across, Oscar-winning martial arts film (2000)
Moved confidently
Caterpillars, e.g.
Prix fixe offering
"Dónde ___?" ("Where are you?")
Home visits?
Deliberately procrastinate
Granite State campus, in brief
Spike of cinema
"Portlandia" airer
Fruits that are 87% water
Dry, like some Rioja wine
Part of 108-Down
Opposite of a rave
Leave gobsmacked
Subject of sticker shock
Lead-in to cumulus
Tampa's ___ Arena
Warm offering at a sushi bar
Line of Android smartphones
Semiautobiographical film set in rural Montana (1992)
Dressed, so to speak
Cal. units
Pub diversion
Plains tribe
Put into effect
Enjoy a cuppa
Native Americans of Nebraska
"You can believe it!"
At the ready
Send, as payment
Certain religious leaders
Mayberry character
Author Anaïs
Like many fourth graders
Actress Brosnahan of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Bounce back
"Must be something ___"
Dietary measure
Much of a waiter's income, typically
H.S. class
Do something
Locale for an orchestra
"Right away, boss!"
Digital location markers
Some golf scores
Like many outstretched catches
They deal with a lot of baggage, for short
Entertainment at many a wedding
Lucille Clifton's "Homage to My Hips," for one
"Put ___ on it!"
Book after Leviticus
Early alphabet trio
Paris's ___ de la Cité
Dark comedy about a carnivorous plant (1960, 1986)
Madrid or Barcelona, por ejemplo
Physicist Fermi
Bono and Liston
Part of a dance
Beyoncé's "If I Were ___"
Univ. of Maryland athletes
Longtime N.B.A. executive ___ Ujiri
Classic cars
"The Hurt Locker" danger, for short
Horse's vote?
Roald Dahl heroine
Door parts
Cousin of euchre
Possessive preceding Pieces and Puffs
A.P.R. reducer, potentially
Many shelter pups
Bruins' home, in brief
Idiot, in Britspeak
I.C.U. workers
Pulitzer Prize winner for "A Death in the Family"
Poet's planet
A.C.C. school
Garfield or Sylvester
Garfield and Sylvester
Global economic org.
"Well, fancy that!"
WSW's opposite
Boring routine

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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