NYT Crossword Answers August 17 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Costa ___ RICAN
Wow thats upside down! MOM
Be for real! CMON
Tapped in so to speak AWARE
High number? FIVE
Modern initialism for Black dialect AAVE
Cup of noodles and others? CONCOURSES
Rebuff in Rostov NYET
Shrimp egg rolls and others? SERRATIONS
Porcine palace STY
Head of une école? TETE
Some tape players VCRS
Boots water bottle backpack etc. GEAR
Paradigm movement SHIFT
Clean up in a way EDIT
Something to clean up MESS
Chicken and rice and others? CARFARE
Coq au vin and others? CAVEATS
Cuba por ejemplo ISLA
Word after Bernese or Tyrolean ALPS
Locale for a shopping cart AISLE
Covered with bryophytes MOSSY
Minuscule TINY
Chuffed GLAD
What ___? THEN
Longtime show for Robin Roberts for short GMA
Baked rigatoni alla Norma and others? BRANDISHES
Fly high SOAR
Part of the Hollywood monogram J.E.J. EARL
Baking ingredient used multiple times in this puzzle? SHORTENING
Watering hole maybe DIVE
Watering hole maybe POND
Many a retirement residence CONDO
Knock em dead SLAY
Can I help you with something? YES
Department of labor? OBGYN
Election night list RACES
Response to Dont forget! IWONT
New Editions debut single (You look so sweet youre a special treat) CANDYGIRL
( and ) ARCS
Prefix with liberal NEO
Make out sloppily in the library? MISREAD
Not liking anymore OVER
Arizona city MESA
Question suggested by a door knock CANICOMEIN
Participant in a key to the city ceremony MAYOR
Bake-offs have them OVENS
Team sharing a home arena with the Liberty NETS
Sweat it FRET
App store customer USER
Family-friendly rating TVG
Later! TATA
First woman in the National Baseball Hall of Fame EFFAMANLEY
Row for a musical group MICS
Ill give ___ read ITA
STEM part Abbr. SCI
Is ill with HAS
Sargasso Sea spawners EELS
Bistate metro area Abbr. STL
157.5 degrees from N SSE
Dorm leaders in brief RAS
Very self-interested VAIN
Things with coils that can be dangerous PYTHONS
Huh! ODD
Take a Covid precaution TEST
Something highly sought after GRAIL
Grub e.g. LARVA
Goat group HERD
This Is Us co-star Moore MANDY
Its atomic number is this clues number divided by three ARGON
Inanimate objects with heads and feet BEDS
Game played on the road ISPY
Inanimate object with a tongue SHOE
Gatekeeping sort SNOB
___ Style gel ECO

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: New Editions debut single (You look so sweet youre a special treat)
  • Smallest clue: Bud
  • Total number of clues: 78
  • Total number of solutions: 78
  • Average clue length: 22.36 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 1
  • Longest solution: CONCOURSES
  • Shortest solution: MOM
  • Number of unique solutions: 78
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 14.1%
  • Clue with the most vowels: New Editions debut single (You look so sweet youre a special treat)
  • Clue with the most consonants: New Editions debut single (You look so sweet youre a special treat)
  • Most frequent word in the clues: a

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