USA Today Crossword December 22 2023 Answers (12/22/23)

Here are all of the answers to today's USA Today Crossword puzzle for December 22 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our USA Today Crossword December 22, 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 December 22, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the USA Today Crossword on 12/22/23, 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
___ pants (midlength trousers)
Big band instrument
Bonobos and orangutans, e.g.
Play a guitar
Storefront sign during business hours
Actor Liu who plays Shang-Chi
Graceful elegance
What a lightbulb often signifies in cartoons
Aware of
Casual businesswear brand seen in many malls
Part of a basketball hoop or tennis court
Word before a maiden name
Also
Askew
"Howl's Moving Castle" and "Spirited Away" production company
Quinoa or farro
"___ bien!"
Gas used in lighting
Protest call
Ruin
Feature of some retro pant legs
____-back (chill)
"When Harry Met Sally . . ." actress Ryan
Author Ferrante
Very quickly
___-Man (arcade game)
G.I. entertainment group
Sixth sense, for short
By way of
Pants that come in a "mom" style
Sweethearts
Helps out
God, in Arabic
First word of a fairy tale
____ ale (light beer)
Genetic copy
Figurative "jab" on Facebook
A cookie sheet might be used as one
Writer Attiah
Senate hearing channel
Make amends
Cursive alternative
Result of oxidation
"That wasn't a joke!"
Labored
Wedding hairstyle option
Guided trip through one or more breweries
"Tree is to leaf as flower is to petal," e.g.
"Yeah, right!"
Reddish-brown burrito morsel
Moody punk subgenre
The center of our solar system
"Minari" actor Steven
___ and aah
Fauna's counterpart
"Okay, then"
Japanese lunch item with slices of milk bread
Picture
Arm of the sea
Accra's country
Ticket issued for later use
Chip bag fastener
___ Day (last Monday of May)
Pancake
Unlucky accidents
If's partner, in programming
Pull
___ up (admitted it)
Bravery in battle
Silly
Very pale
"Gotcha"
Laze
Jazz singer Fitzgerald
___ It (toy with buttons, cranks and handles)
Year, in Portuguese

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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