NYT Crossword Answers May 12 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Powdered green tea MATCHA
Nothing else? ISTHATIT
Mistake fixer ERASER
Like Bluetooth connections WIRELESS
Transfer as wine DECANT
Leonard Bernsteins Candide e.g. OPERETTA
Dont assume say ASK
One way to start a point SPINSERVE
Waver wildly YOYO
Appalachian spring hrs. EDT
A snap EASY
Philosopher Girard who coined mimetic desire RENE
Neckwear thats not constricting one hopes BOA
The ___ of Wu (book by rapper RZA) TAO
Computer flow like [Insert -> Picture -> From File] CASCADINGMENU
Best of the best ALLTIMEGREATS
The House of the Spirits novelist ISABELALLENDE
Polite thing to call someone SIR
Second sight say ESP
___ Candy best friend of Wonder Woman ETTA
Rock band with the 2020 Album of the Year nominee Women in Music Pt. III HAIM
Air safety org. FAA
Kind of pit MOSH
Cult 1990s sitcom set at WNYX NEWSRADIO
Letter after phi CHI
Portmanteau structure built from discarded cans BEERAMID
Daytona 500 org. NASCAR
Third of Sophocles Theban plays ANTIGONE
C2H6 compound ETHANE
They hatch late in life NESTEGGS
Wrote some hip-hop lyrics say RHYMED
Time to focus on oneself MEDAY
Recess retort ARESO
Like leaving the price tag on a gift TACKY
Farm-fresh box letters CSA
They rule the roost HENS
Sketching tools ARTPENCILS
Cant make me! IWONT
Doesnt drink much SIPS
General Sherman in Tulare County Calif. is the worlds largest one TREE
Doktor alternative HERR
Analgesic with a soothing-sounding name ALEVE
Little confab TETEATETE
Das ___ gut! IST
Stackers of plastic tubs in brief TSA
Brainstorming diagram IDEAMAP
Brand whose B stands for brush ORALB
Minus SANS
Oh ___! YOU
Lauder of cosmetics ESTEE
Dont blow it! BIGLEAD
How a lawyer might be kept ONRETAINER
Musicians mouthpiece AGENT
Subsection of an orchestra CLARINETS
Barb and Star Go to Vista ___ Mar (2021 film) DEL
Polite thing to call someone MADAM
___ Minor ASIA
Devil follower ISH
Be worthy of MERIT
Some short cuts FADES
Name associated with simple explanations OCCAM
Baseballs ___ Victorino nicknamed The Flyin Hawaiian SHANE
Brought on HIRED
Conduct WAGE
Its hard to see through SMOG
Word with pinky or promise RING
Initiation ritual OATH
Preventive measure BAN
Dir. traveled on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge ENE
Not forward SHY

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: Rock band with the 2020 Album of the Year nominee Women in Music Pt. III
  • Smallest clue: Minus
  • Total number of clues: 70
  • Total number of solutions: 70
  • Average clue length: 24.26 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 5
  • Longest solution: CASCADINGMENU
  • Shortest solution: ASK
  • Number of unique solutions: 70
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 1.43%
  • Clue with the most vowels: Rock band with the 2020 Album of the Year nominee Women in Music Pt. III
  • Clue with the most consonants: General Sherman in Tulare County Calif. is the worlds largest one
  • Most frequent word in the clues: the

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