Serious-looking Crossword Clue

We have the answer for Serious-looking crossword clue in case you’ve been struggling to solve this one! Crossword puzzles can be an excellent way to stimulate your brain, pass the time, and challenge yourself all at once. Of course, sometimes there’s a crossword clue that totally stumps us, whether it’s because we are unfamiliar with the subject matter entirely or we just are drawing a blank.

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There are a few strategies you can use to help you solve those tricky clues. One strategy is to check the intersecting words, or "crosses." By looking at the letters in the intersecting words, you may find a letter you might not have thought of that can help you solve the clue. Another strategy is to consider alternate meanings of the clue. Sometimes words have more than one meaning, and considering these alternate meanings can lead you to a different answer.

Wordplay is also a common technique used in crossword puzzles to make the clues more interesting and challenging. Many crossword clues are designed to be tricky or misleading, and looking for puns, homophones, anagrams, and other word games that might be hiding in the clue can help you solve it. Looking for patterns in the clue and the puzzle as a whole, such as whether the answer is a noun, verb, or adjective, or ends in "-ing" or "-tion," can also help you narrow down your options. And if you're really stuck, taking a break and coming back to the puzzle later with fresh eyes can sometimes help you solve the clue. With practice and persistence, you'll get better at solving crossword puzzles, even the most challenging ones. If you're still struggling, we have the Serious-looking crossword clue answer below.

Serious-looking Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: GRIM

This clue last appeared in the NYT Easy Mode Crossword on October 20, 2023. You can also find answers to past NYT Easy Mode Crosswords.

Today's NYT Easy Mode Crossword Answers

Clue
Fakes, as interest
Jewish circle dance
Despicable
Lobbies with abundant natural light
Bug spray ingredient
Make a mistake
Christmas song with the lyric "I'll wait up for you, dear … so hurry down the chimney tonight"
Sneakers or loafers
Words outside a flat for rent
Sunset direction

Clue & Answer Definitions

  • LOOKING (adjective)
    1. appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms
  • LOOKING (noun)
    1. the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    2. the act of searching visually
  • SERIOUS (adjective)
    1. appealing to the mind
    2. completely lacking in playfulness

That should be all the information you need to solve for the Serious-looking crossword clue answer to help you fill in more of the grid you’re working on! Be sure to check more Crossword Clues, Crossword Answers, and our other Word Game coverage.

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