NYT Crossword Answers August 21 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Jamaican music genre SKA
Largest city in Nebraska OMAHA
Pulitzer or Pritzker PRIZE
Approximate weight of a full-grown walrus TON
Eggs (on) URGES
Desert watering hole OASIS
Author Bradbury RAY
Some saxes ALTOS
___-wop DOO
Mount ___ active Italian volcano ETNA
Not require fees to be paid WAIVECHARGES
Hashtag that trended in a late-2010s movement METOO
Covers in goo SLIMES
App that asks Where to? on its home screen UBER
Office leader BOSS
Lust or envy SIN
Something you might hold to your ear in order to hear the first parts of 18- 24- 52- and 62-Across? SHELL
Fishy bagel topper LOX
Dark beer variety STOUT
Berry in a smoothie bowl ACAI
Cheerful as an outlook ROSY
Prepare to regift perhaps REWRAP
Story with Achilles ILIAD
Fruity breakfast biscuit CURRANTSCONE
Biblical sister of Rachel LEAH
Debtors note IOU
Ohio city where Goodyear is headquartered AKRON
Saturday Night Live cast member from 1980 to 1984 EDDIEMURPHY
Chicago airport code ORD
Jerry Maguires profession in Jerry Maguire AGENT
Twice-Told ___ TALES
G.I. entertainers USO
Opposite of sparse DENSE
Replay option SLOMO
Stitch up SEW
Drink sucker-upper STRAW
Bear in a eucalyptus forest KOALA
Were waiting … ANYTIMENOW
Very beginning OUTSET
Hosp. procedure MRI
Mature as wine AGE
Ibsens ___ Gabler HEDDA
Fur tycoon John Jacob ASTOR
The Purloined Letter author POE
Earns and earns and earns RAKESIN
Money ___ everything ISNT
National park with the notorious Angels Landing hike ZION
Cómo ___ usted? ESTA
Refuses to share HOGS
Above OVER
Corn interiors COBS
Kerfuffle HOOHA
Lilly of pharmaceuticals ELI
Biblical son of Seth ENOS
Smokin hot SEXY
It broke up on Dec. 26 1991 USSR
Small snack BITE
Jiffy SEC
Done in as a dragon SLAIN
Cheery tune LILT
Spiny sea creatures URCHINS
Letter between sigma and upsilon TAU
Set of antlers RACK
Strait-laced PRIM
Words after because that dont really explain ISAYSO
Decisive victories ROUTS
Of the ear AURAL
Viking language NORSE
Fund as a university ENDOW
Metal that an alchemist converts into gold LEAD
Slight advantage EDGE
Port of Yemen ADEN
Summer in Québec ETE
West Bank grp. PLO
___ and haw HEM

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: Something you might hold to your ear in order to hear the first parts of 18- 24- 52- and 62-Across?
  • Smallest clue: Silly
  • Total number of clues: 78
  • Total number of solutions: 78
  • Average clue length: 20.99 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 4
  • Longest solution: WAIVECHARGES
  • Shortest solution: SKA
  • Number of unique solutions: 78
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 2.56%
  • Clue with the most vowels: Something you might hold to your ear in order to hear the first parts of 18- 24- 52- and 62-Across?
  • Clue with the most consonants: Something you might hold to your ear in order to hear the first parts of 18- 24- 52- and 62-Across?
  • Most frequent word in the clues: in

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