NYT Crossword October 29 2023 Answers (10/29/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for October 29 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword October 29, 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 29, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 10/29/23, 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 29, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

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Clue
OutKast or Black Star
Shift neighbor
Striped minnow used in drug development
Character who lives on the "tippy-top floor" of the Plaza Hotel
What integrals calculate
Got comfortable with
Holiday building material (GABARDINE)
Stay up all night finishing a book, maybe (GABARDINE)
Chocolate brand with a mountain logo
Like some language exams
Slangy term of endearment
"You ___?"
Without
Lighter alternative to a laptop
Makes some stitches
"Siddhartha" author
Elixir
In itself
Captcha target
Washington post (SATEEN)
Thumbs-up (SATEEN)
James of "The Blacklist"
Location for a tragus piercing
Site with a "Culturally Jewish" option
"Calvin and Hobbes" bully
The Diamondbacks, on scoreboards
Fare that's filled and folded
Fends (off)
Makes a decision
Lead-in to wife or life
"Pay attention!"
Mongolian word in an honorary title
Brooklyn art school
Having similar qualities ... or what four pairs of answers in this puzzle are?
French film director Claire
Rapper who popularized Auto-Tune
Hawkins who wrote "The Girl on the Train" (2015)
Mother ___
Latin "Behold!"
Clog in a bathtub drain, maybe
Monkeys (around)
Part of an old-age plan, for short
Nev. neighbor
Where Six Flags theme parks originated
Severe punishment
Floors
Precursor to the main act (NEOPRENE)
Liable to make mistakes (NEOPRENE)
Follower of sit or stand
Object of wishful thinking?
"___ we all?"
Like most running shoes
Easily shockable sort
Recipe verb
"Pop ___," British show that launched Simon Cowell's TV career
List ender
Voting groups
12-month rentals, often: Abbr.
Country that's more than 2,600 miles long
Grabbing distance (CASHMERE)
Philadelphia specialty (CASHMERE)
Carnival performer
Jamaican tangelo
Got close to, with "on"
"Understood"
Big ask?
Reacts to a grand gesture, maybe
Grand
Skirt style
Ornate garden features
Broken down
Visits, as a restroom
"Love, Reign ___ Me" (song by the Who)
Formula 1 event
Sole protector?
True
Young fellow
Famed New York City deli
Weed gummy, e.g.
Bugaboos
Dungeons & Dragons and others, for short
Did a great job, in Gen Z lingo
Pride : lions :: business : ___
Components of a mind map
Super-big fans
____ conjecture, one of math's Millennium Prize Problems
Toy with verbal commands
Lancaster of old Hollywood
Ready for battle, say
Galette fruit
"Weapon" in a backyard water fight
Unrepeated instances
Kind of moss
What vampires don't turn into, in "Twilight"
Gave in
Get seriously conked
Understand someone else's side
Away
Try out
Altman who's the C.E.O. of OpenAI
Energy sanctions measure
A red one is sweeter than a green one
Soaps, e.g.
Goodbyes
Carbon levy, for instance
Filipino spring roll
"As It ___" (Harry Styles hit)
It's found next to mercurio on the periodic table
Bear's home
Type of quasiparticle
Common Father's Day gift
Towel word
How everything appears in hindsight
Visual arts style
"Hip Hop Is Dead" musical artist
Towel word
Dark plain on the moon's surface
Take care of
Baguette topper
"It must be exhausting always rooting for the ___" (Taylor Swift lyric)
TV ratings name
Extrema
Kind of comb
Rainbow creator
Mr. Whipple of old commercials, e.g.
Trick-taking card game
Thumbs (through)
Some hotel lobbies
Car model whose name comes from the Japanese word for "crown"
Who said "Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance"
Something that may be cast
Painter Rivera
"WandaVision" actress Elizabeth
___ United, English soccer team
Grin with a glow
Ship that may have inspired Homer's "Odyssey"
Masticate
Old car inits.
Part of a Yahtzee set
Pharmacy giant

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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