NYT Crossword September 21 2023 Answers (9/21/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for September 21 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our NYT Crossword September 21, 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 September 21, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 9/21/23, 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 September 21, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Director who said "Horror films don't create fear. They release it"
Center cut?
Length just over one centimeter
Entertainment one might view from a box
Half of a rhyming game name
Mine, in Marseille
Desert near Sinai
"It's a ___"
Natural find with a cavity
Whole alternative
Major Japanese company HQ'd in a 43-story tower shaped like a rocket
Capital of Washington?
Rubber overshoe
Shows indecision, in a way
___ Verde, national park in Colorado
Org. concerned with cyberwarfare
Melber of MSNBC
Infamous presidential denial
Seasonal phenomenon depicted six times in this puzzle
Gave advice
Desire for a lonely hart?
Childish Gambino's record label
He actually died about 1,500 years before the fiddle was invented
"The $10,000 Pyramid" host
Person who might call a child a bairn
"This again?!"
Tea brand
How some money is held
Be overly sweet
Classic N.Y.C. cinema name
Food that can be eaten to help with anemia
Place for a brace
Día de los Reyes month
Drink that should not be served shaken
Tonsil treater, in brief
Third-most common Chinese surname in America
Competitive poker?
State flower of Utah
Guiding statements
Jet black, as hair
___ de mer
They may precede cries of "GOOOOOAAAAL!"
Isn't out of
Our bodies need 20+ different kinds to function
Some seating sections
Lawyer in "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Cool cat's "Copy that"
Wide ray
Male members of the House of Saud
Some people on deck
Its lowest score is 120, in brief
Show indecision, in a way
Name of seven Danish kings
D-F-A is one, in music
What you do just for grins?
Ticks off
Many a surgeon, informally
Corner piece
Conceal, with "away"
The Legend of Zelda console, in brief
When many businesses open
Structure built in a catenary arch shape
On a ___
Edmonton N.H.L. player
Ending with euro
Animals on Nebraska's state quarter
Like some numbers and scores
Withered, climate-wise
Toot one's own horn
"___, verily"
Up to this point

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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