WSJ Crossword December 16 2023 Answers (12/16/23)

Here are all of the answers to today's Wall Street Journal Crossword puzzle for December 16 2023 to help you finish it up!
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Our WSJ Crossword December 16, 2023 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The Wall Street Journal Crossword is a well-known and respected puzzle that appeals to solvers looking for a challenging and thought-provoking experience. The puzzles are created by a team of skilled constructors and are known for their clever clues, intricate wordplay, and challenging themes. The WSJ Crossword is published daily and offers solvers the opportunity to exercise their minds while enjoying a classic form of entertainment.

WSJ Crossword December 16, 2023 Answers

If you need help solving the WSJ Crossword on 12/16/23, 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
Fight
Lots (of)
Outdoor furniture material
Ranch measure
Freak out
Leaves
What the Heimlich maneuver aims to dislodge?
Fitness legend Jack
Royal Botanic Gardens location
Garr of “Young Frankenstein”
Like a slot machine that always comes up triple fruit?
Judo degree
Language in which “crossword puzzle” is “pos croesair”
They might go for a few bucks
Mount south of Olympus
Betray weariness
“Beloved” author Morrison
Builder of a pouchlike nest
Spots
Weary utterance
Modeling medium
Little, in Lille
Podcast about vichyssoise garnishing?
Picked a side in the battle of the sexes?
Refine
Month renamed from Quintilis by the Roman Senate
Singer Sumac
Name on a combine
Be shy, say
Crush, e.g.
London lockups
Crane or Swift
Obsession with wearing gold necklaces?
Peninsula bordering Manila Bay
Kin of moss green
Croaky voice
Road rescue
Each EGOT letter represents one
Two-time Super Bowl MVP Manning
Not just uncommon
Haleakala National Park location
Target of a string quartet’s fungicide?
Origin stories of gullible characters?
“Good” cholesterol letters
Sommelier’s specialty
Russell in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Heavy metal subgenre
DNA source, sometimes
Canyonlands National Park location
Passive principle of Chinese philosophy
Cobbler’s collection
NBC series regular since 2000
Doesn’t stay put
Mel in Cooperstown
Salsa producers?
Pearl Harbor National Memorial location
Flock member
One target of the DPT vaccine
Critter handler for a low-budget movie?
“Let me emphasize this...”
“Don’t Pass Me By” singer
Eight-line verse
Cutter, e.g.
Scientists Hahn and Frisch
Preordained occasion
Disappointingly bad, in slang
Had a hankering
“Stop being so cowardly!”
Reaction to mice
Checkout annoyance
Humphrey’s successor
Apology impetus
Ottoman officer
It may have a three-alarm rating
Solemn or salty words
Small suits
Slasher movie reaction
Boisterous laugh
Dolly Parton’s “___ Can Do”
Book after Hebreus in a Portuguese Bible
Some colorful aquarium fish
Patron of virgins
“We ___ Little Christmas” (“Mame” song)
Eschew accompaniment
“The Phantom Tollbooth” protagonist
1990s Labor secretary Robert
Hardly worldly
Full of twists and turns
Guileless exclamation
___ Palmas de Gran Canaria
Red remover, perhaps
Foxtrot preceder
Gallery event
Her feast day is May 30
“Want to tell me how you’d handle this?”
Pound, for one
Surname of a literary governess
False friend
Car with a four-ring logo
Grassy plain
Colombia’s third-most populous city
Hippie happening
Fashion
Tails
Sprinting great Devers
“Get lost!”
Like Chiron, among the centaurs
Weathers of the “Rocky” films
Snow day ride
Diamond protection
“Coffee Cantata” composer
Blown away
Towering
Lively, whirling dance
Inning sextet
One might be well-made
Cost as much as
Pixelated plumber
Soccer star Hamm
Exclusive, in dialect
German camera maker
Much earlier today, say
Commandment possessive
It results in a 15-yard penalty
Zipper alternative
Openly confess
Game akin to Black Lady
When Claudius and Laertes plot to kill Hamlet
Invitation information
Madrigal accompaniers
Zipper alternative
Order from Mom
Canary call
Pants part
Binary
Budget allocation
Pound, for one
Deco legend
Not neg.
Mars or Mercury

The WSJ Crossword is a daily crossword puzzle that is published in The Wall Street Journal newspaper and on its website. The puzzle is known for its challenging difficulty level, clever wordplay, and witty themes.

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The WSJ Crossword was first introduced in 2008, and has since become a popular source of entertainment and mental stimulation for crossword enthusiasts around the world. 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.

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One of the unique features of the WSJ Crossword is its emphasis on finance and business-related themes. The puzzle often includes clues and answers related to the world of economics, investing, and business news.

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