NYT Crossword Answers May 16 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Ripped muscles ABS
Instagram Twitter and TikTok informally SOCIALS
High-chair wear BIB
Poet who quoth Nevermore POE
Big opportunity for scoring in hockey OPENNET
Green Prefix ECO
Casualness … even though 18-Across doesnt mean urgency NONCHALANCE
Farm bales HAY
[Puh-lease!] EYEROLL
Wyoming range TETONS
Texas city where Dr Pepper was invented WACO
Lazy … even though 26-Across doesnt mean active INDOLENT
Bruins legend Bobby ORR
Egotists concern SELF
First Black Disney princess TIANA
Actress Fisher of Eighth Grade ELSIE
Flustered … even though 39-Across doesnt mean poised DISCOMBOBULATED
Edible thats been squirreled away? ACORN
Gets up RISES
First thing a waiter brings to the table usually MENU
Dads PAS
Gossipy types YENTAS
Wrong name … even though 51-Across doesnt mean the right name MISNOMER
Actress Elisabeth of Leaving Las Vegas SHUE
Tex-Mex snacks named after their inventor Ignacio Anaya NACHOS
Dont wait! ACTFAST
Letters before a criminals alias maybe AKA
Not yet discovered … even though 60-Across doesnt mean discovered UNBEKNOWNST
The p of m.p.g. PER
Sushi wrapper SEAWEED
Medium for van Gogh OIL
You ___ here (words on a mall map) ARE
Che Guevaras given name ERNESTO
Understand SEE
Big name in nonprofit journalism APNEWS
In your face! BOOYAH
___ Falls Convention (milestone in the womens suffrage movement) SENECA
Neighborhood in N.Y.C. and London SOHO
Fiery gem OPAL
Large stringed instruments CELLI
Once ___ blue moon INA
Advice columnist Landers ANN
Podium speaker LECTOR
Stainless metal STEEL
Tell me what you really think BEHONEST
Gotta tell you … ICANTLIE
Lost ___ (Peter Pan group) BOYS
Photo editing command CROP
Maker of Models S X and Y TESLA
Result of complete sound cancellation NONOISE
Dribs and ___ DRABS
School near Windsor Castle ETON
De-lighted? DIM
Cooked for FED
Biblical patriarch who had ha added to his name when he was 99 years old ABRAM
Otherwise ELSE
Reservoir producer DAM
Feature of many modern refrigerators ICEMAKER
Big name in electric toothbrushes SONICARE
Prospective sweetheart say CRUSH
Drivers one-eighty UEY
Mike with the 2015 hit I Took a Pill in Ibiza POSNER
[Warning Explicit content!] NSFW
Marvel supervillain THANOS
Dweller Down Under AUSSIE
Agree out of court SETTLE
Dont waste your time NOUSE
Zen garden tools RAKES
California wine valley NAPA
Tech site since 1994 CNET
Heading on a list of errands TODO
Prohibition BAN
She that may be sheared EWE

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: Biblical patriarch who had ha added to his name when he was 99 years old
  • Smallest clue: Dads
  • Total number of clues: 74
  • Total number of solutions: 74
  • Average clue length: 25.7 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 8
  • Longest solution: DISCOMBOBULATED
  • Shortest solution: ABS
  • Number of unique solutions: 74
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 2.7%
  • Clue with the most vowels: Biblical patriarch who had ha added to his name when he was 99 years old
  • Clue with the most consonants: Biblical patriarch who had ha added to his name when he was 99 years old
  • Most frequent word in the clues: of

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