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

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for October 23 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword October 23, 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 23, 2023 Answers

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

Handle difficult matters satisfactorily
Device connected to a router
Song syllables
Gemstone with a "fire" variety
Election victor of 2008 and 2012
Listing of disciplinary infractions [1950s to early 1980s]
Insect in a colony
Actress/comedian Rudolph
Where Fairbanks is
"American ___"
Pigeon shelters
Tan adhesive [1970s to early 1990s]
End-of-class sound
By oneself
Abbr. before a year on a business sign
Cousin of a mouse
Parts of molecules
Be in the red
Cool and distant
Indigenous people of Canada
Prayer's end
Fixed-term bank offering that pays well [1990s to 2000s]
Chaotic spectacle
Way in or out
So-called "missing link" in our ancestry
"___ all work out in the end"
Made in ___
Recycling option that collects paper, plastics and metals together [2010s to present]
Works by Picasso, por ejemplo
Bad habits
Old Russian leader
Sit for a portrait
Campfire remains
Star in Lyra
Club in a Barry Manilow hit, informally
Ready for business
Having a liking for
"A Nightmare on ___ Street"
Painting known for its enigmatic smile
Follow orders
Actor/comedian Carvey
First responder, for short
One of a pair of shakers
Finds on a map
Certain songbirds … or escapades
Alan of "Marriage Story"
Wildly out of control
Skip the elaborate wedding, say
Broadband connection inits.
Happy ___ (McDonald's offering)
V-shaped cut
"No guts, no ___"
Marisa of "Spider-Man: No Way Home"
Article under a blouse
Star of the "Mission: Impossible" films
___ & Jerry's
Easy to eat, as some grapes and watermelons
Texter's astonishment, spelled cutesily
Big fuss
Convention-hosting Swiss city
Showgirl at the 1-Down
Vice president Agnew
"Like … NOW!"
Wool sweater annoyance
Genealogy chart
Unforeseen problem
Home of the Taj Mahal
Bro's sibling
Network that aired "Jersey Shore"

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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