WSJ Crossword May 18 2024 Answers (5/18/24)

Here are all of the answers to today's Wall Street Journal Crossword puzzle for May 18 2024 to help you finish it up!
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Our WSJ Crossword May 18, 2024 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 May 18, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the WSJ Crossword on 5/18/24, 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
1A Brand produced by the McIlhenny Company of Louisiana
8A Deep cut
12A Castanet, essentially
19A “Suppose so”
20A Speaker output
21A Head of the military?
22A Application filing nuisance
23A Material for a Coast Guard balloon?
25A Concludes
26A By and by
28A “No ___ nada” (“No problem”)
29A Blood-typing letters
30A Put into words
31A Oldsmobile’s last model
32A Moves up and down
33A Carefully winnow
34A Doctor’s job when finishing a C-section?
37A Angler’s basket
38A They look like inverted v’s
40A Kirov coin
41A Panera array
42A Tools for prep chefs
43A Big name in jet skis
45A Suit in a Spanish card deck
46A Beginning
47A Damon of “The Martian”
48A Admission into the venue for the NFL draft?
53A Flight component
54A Complete
56A Classico alternative
57A Yr. finish
58A Sharp competitor
60A Speechless dwarf when he’s feeling more like Grumpy?
63A Word separator
65A H look-alike
66A Hiding place
68A Oval or octagon
69A “You are absolutely right!”
70A Flower whose petals are added to the greens?
74A Scott in an 1857 decision
75A Commerce
76A Six-stringed instrument
77A Drum kit components
79A Blotter entries
80A Sees eye to eye
83A Aspiration
84A Flat-topped topper
85A Some revolvers
86A Particular liking for overhead decor?
89A Responsibility
90A Come to earth
91A Rapper ___ Ricch
92A Crunch targets
95A Favorite
96A Tie material
97A Hunter’s hound
99A Moneyless exchange
100A Get rid of some of the accord provisions?
104A Synchronous
106A Study secondarily
107A Wherein the world?
108A Medicine cabinet staple
109A Lead, e.g.
110A Call out
111A Aretha Franklin song spelled out phonetically by the additions to this puzzle’s theme answers
1D Sonata quartet
2D Bowl, e.g.
3D Word before bye
4D Play makeup
5D Style influenced by jazz and calypso
6D Plane figures
7D Harmony
8D Island with a delegate to the House of Representatives
9D In unison, in scores
10D Plop down
11D The masses
12D Sophisticated
13D Chorus line?
14D Bill producer
15D Holler
16D Halema‘uma‘u Trail site
17D Facilitated
18D Keeps going in Yahtzee
20D Br–, e.g.
24D Suspension bridge support
27D Start for atomic or angular
31D Fit for sentry duty
32D Dizzy Gillespie forte
33D Getting louder, in scores: Abbr.
34D Disturbing
35D Tool for prep chefs
36D Future leaf
37D Spring bloom
38D Ralph Vaughan Williams’s “Willow-Wood,” e.g.
39D Military storehouse
41D Blow one’s own horn
42D Singers’ retinues
43D Buddhist enlightenment
44D Ides accusation
45D Authorized
47D Stan in Cooperstown
49D Pretentious pancakes
50D Sushi bar appetizer
51D Virginia in 1861, e.g.
52D Play makeup
55D Hwys. and tpks.
59D Elvis hits, e.g.
61D “Did that really just happen?”
62D Hair line
64D Equivalence
67D Big commotions
71D States
72D Gru uses one on the moon, in “Despicable Me”
73D Back down
75D Hepburn’s frequent co-star
78D Yokohama “yes”
79D Synopsize
80D Animal shelter sign
81D Lear’s eldest daughter
82D Stand-up performance
83D No longer in the deck, maybe
84D Hardly a super duper
86D Retainer payer
87D Ages conspicuously
88D Sailing hazard
92D Enlightened
93D Rudimentary
94D Wasn’t frugal
96D Calf counterpart
97D Low pitch, perhaps
98D List-shortening abbr.
99D The Constitution, e.g.
101D May honoree
102D Square root of nove
103D Sunny saison
105D Second afterthought, in brief

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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