USA Today Crossword August 31 2023 Answers (8/31/23)

Here are all of the answers to today's USA Today Crossword puzzle for August 31 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our USA Today Crossword August 31, 2023 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. USA Today Crossword is a popular daily puzzle that tests the player’s vocabulary, spelling, and general knowledge skills. The puzzle is available in print and digital format and is enjoyed by people of all ages. The clues can range from easy to challenging and the player must use their critical thinking abilities to solve the puzzle. It is a great way to pass the time and challenge oneself.

USA Today Crossword August 31, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the USA Today Crossword on 8/31/23, 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!

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Clue
Road groove
Blast from the ___
Family-friendly rating
Hoppy beers
Drinks invented as a result of a broken Dairy Queen soda machine
"___ shalt not . . ."
Option for a student who missed a test
Opposite of buy
Japanese energy healing
Puts on muscle
Like a bag of peas used as a cold pack
It's a long story
Chats on Slack
Sole
Instrument in a Tibetan monastery
Internet fad
Be in debt
Masala ___ (spiced drink)
Small bodies of water
Raffle winner's reward, maybe
"Yay!"
Notebook part
"It's all good," in a text
Nikki Giovanni's alma mater
Home office fixture
Soda type
Kylo Ren, to Leia
Former Apple music device
Polite interjection
Kitty's paw pad
"Go ahead and eat!"
"Dark Angel" actress Jessica
Nongeneric store offerings
Accomplishment
Vampire slayer's weapon
Really stink
New Deal prez
____ out (crossed off)
"I'm in my villain ___"
Edge
Computer key that might make a video game character jump
Sign often ignored on a platter of free samples
Fresh out of the oven
The "A" of LGBTQIA+, for short
What many 5-Down people forgo
One might contain oolong
Video game franchise with the cheat code "rosebud"
Loudness
Swallows noisily
Grab hold of
Self-satisfied
Disapproving sound
Taimane Gardner's instrument, for short
Childbirth preparation class
Progressive's saleswoman
Cut
Rower's need
Cornea's organ
Treat often dunked in milk
Toddler's post-crib sleeping spot
Tres menos uno
Dorm leaders
Place to order a pinot noir
Person up for an Emmy or Tony
Less flavorful
Calendar unit
Deceived
Give to Planned Parenthood, say
"Close, but no ___"
Group of employees
Karahis and woks
Evergreen tree
Vampire in disguise
Uppermost limit
___ out (barely get)
Horn-heavy music genre

The USA Today Crossword is a daily crossword puzzle that is published in the USA Today newspaper and on its website. The puzzle is known for its contemporary and pop culture references, as well as its accessibility to solvers of all skill levels.

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The USA Today Crossword was first introduced in 2002, and has since become a popular source of entertainment and mental stimulation for crossword enthusiasts of all ages. The puzzle is created by a team of experienced crossword constructors, who are known for their creativity and skill in the field of crossword puzzles.

One of the unique features of the USA Today Crossword is its use of a non-standard grid, which can include circles or other shapes. This can make the puzzle even more challenging and interesting to solve. The puzzle also includes a variety of themed sections, which can add an extra layer of complexity to the solving experience.

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