NYT Crossword October 26 2023 Answers (10/26/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for October 26 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword October 26, 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 26, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 10/26/23, 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 26, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

"A-a-a-and … ___!"
Character who nails a doubloon to the Pequod's mast
One knocking on many doors
Cough drop flavoring
Surfer's wish
Last remaining
First name in cosmetics
Polymath called "The First Teacher" by medieval scholars
What a multitasker might kill
Long, long time
Say further
Off the hook, so to speak
Author Zora ___ Hurston
Sunny side of breakfast
Digital number?
What it's impossible to be in
Bobby-soxer's dance
Boating noun and verb
Curator's field
Reluctant to relive an experience
Subgenre lead-in
Plays the ponies, say
Farm animal, in tot-speak
Abbr. after a dot, usually
Slice (off)
Top-grossing movie of 1987
"Get out of bed, sleepyhead!"
Something one may regret hitting
City of Paris?
Commercial 49-Across
Crafty site
___ Gruber, archvillain in "Die Hard"
Finer points, slangily
Biblical kingdom on the Arabian peninsula
Take on a joint liability
Salad, sometimes, but soup, rarely
Desperate straits
Look up and down
Tony, e.g.
Word with copy or currency
Alamo competitor
"Settle down"
Bottoms out?
Forager with tiny hooks on its tongue
Do or ___ (hair salon name)
Maker of small front-end loaders
Like half of the Odd Couple
Tolkien tree creature
Book it: Abbr.
Hearty affirmations
Noted honky-tonk venue, familiarly
Damage, so to speak
Low islands
Where Miss Aloha Hula is crowned
Ones giving you a leg up?
Sound of a sock
F.D.R. purchased the first one
Curriculum overhaul triggered by the Sputnik crisis
Slice, e.g.
Go by
"All right then"
The treat in "trick or treat"
Show 6-Downs
They're lit at funerals
Razor brand
___ tetra
What a haymaker makes

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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