USA Today Crossword October 20 2023 Answers (10/20/23)

Here are all of the answers to today's USA Today Crossword puzzle for October 20 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our USA Today Crossword October 20, 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 October 20, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the USA Today Crossword on 10/20/23, 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 USA Today Crossword puzzle? Check out our archive of USA Today Crossword Answers. Our USA Today Crossword Hints for October 20, 2023 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

Beaver's creation
Took without asking
Drink slowly
"We broke up a month ___ . . ." (first line of Olivia Rodrigo's "Happier")
___ in (listened)
What's expected
Small amount
Growing older
Beyonce lyric after which the crowd goes silent at her concerts
Prefix with "conductor" or "colon"
Carry-___ (some suitcases)
Drizzled or poured
Golem material, often
"Dang it!"
Warm up again, like leftovers
Used clubs to get a little ball in a little hole over and over
Baking appliances
Free passes in tournaments
Enjoy some dim sum, say
Grain storage structure
Long time spans
"Just about finished!"
Guy friends
Count, like points
Tennis great Venus
Messes up
Positive trait
"That's astonishing news"
___ mortals
Animal that might eat people food
"Til next time!" in a text
Competition that Loreen won in 2023 and 2012 (Abbr.)
Palm fruits with pits
Succulent with sweet nectar
Wi-Fi device
Stick around
Ship that tows other ships
Like some pungent bagels
Gives for a bit
Provocatively experimental
"That was a blast!"
Very angry
Felt bloated, say
Person who might win an award
___ down (consume quickly)
Slurpable pho ingredient
Paperless exams
Dia de ___ Brujas (Halloween)
"She ___ Mind" (Sean Paul hit)
Activist Parks
Like IT, in "A Wrinkle in Time"
Captain's spot
Doc who might insert an IUD
Containing no milk products
Perfume alternative
Hard pants
Jazz singer Jones
Telepathy, clairvoyance, etc.
Clubs or spades
Sacred birds to many Native Americans
Produce flowers
British restroom
Insect with a papery nest
Exam for Elle Woods
X-rated stuff
Cook in oil
Advent calendar month (Abbr.)

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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