NYT Crossword Answers May 18 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Total dud BOMB
Science fair locale often GYM
The home in Theres no place like home KANSAS
Chloé who directed Nomadland ZHAO
Grazing ground LEA
Nipple ring? AREOLA
Slang for many ZILLIONS
Video game franchise featuring a clone assassin HITMAN
With 2-Down the oldest sister city in the U.S. TOLEDO
Massage parlor supply OIL
Dead ___ END
Betraying no emotion STOLID
Opposite of a heads up? TAILS
When repeated a sound from a brass instrument WAH
Mideast leader EMIR
Big to-dos FLAPS
Scientific definition for short ELECTRICALFAULT
My words fly up my thoughts remain ___ Hamlet BELOW
Aroma that may induce meowing TUNA
Simu ___ portrayer of Marvels Shang-Chi LIU
Keats or Wordsworth ODIST
Darlington Hall in The Remains of the Day ESTATE
Length for example SEVENLETTERS
___ Bo TAE
Fracas ADO
Go through the roof ROCKET
Optimistic UPBEAT
Anagram for instance ANCIENTS
Guy who inspired an early 2010s hip-hop dance DOUGIE
Trifling amount SOU
99 Luftballons singer NENA
Heavens to Betsy! YEGODS
Material for demolition TNT
Valued DEAR
[Wrong answer!] BZZT
See 20-Across OHIO
Chain letter? MALL
Cuban song genre that shares its name with a Spanish dance BOLERO
Like Eeyore vis-à-vis his storybook companions GLOOMIER
Want YEN
Wall builder MASON
Coffee liqueur brand KAHLUA
Hereditary director Aster ARI
Whats rustled in a swish NET
Low turnover? SOMERSAULT
Haim who co-starred in 2021s Licorice Pizza ALANA
Place to get a C.D. SANDL
Golden calf e.g. IDOL
Companywide communication system INTRANET
Put out MIFF
Civil rights activist Baker ELLA
Not for ___ SALE
First film appearance of Herbie a sentient 1963 Volkswagen Beetle THELOVEBUG
Nexus WEB
Critical hospital dept. ICU
Ballet bend PLIE
Nickname that drops -art STU
Write in Python say CODE
Romulus or Remus TWIN
Like some diamonds LASERCUT
Tickets SLATES
Psionic counselor on Star Trek T.N.G. TROI
Be on the up and up? ASCEND
Sketch done in preparation for a finished piece STUDY
The Facts in the Case of ___ (Andrew Sinclair novel that pays homage to a mystery writer) EAPOE
Dead meat so to speak TOAST
Mini display? KNEE
Where Zeus trapped the monster Typhon in myth ETNA
Bolsheviks bane TSAR
Something to feed or stroke EGO
Backing AID
Sine qua ___ NON

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: The Facts in the Case of ___ (Andrew Sinclair novel that pays homage to a mystery writer)
  • Smallest clue: Want
  • Total number of clues: 74
  • Total number of solutions: 74
  • Average clue length: 23.42 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 6
  • Longest solution: ELECTRICALFAULT
  • Shortest solution: GYM
  • Number of unique solutions: 74
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 8.11%
  • Clue with the most vowels: The Facts in the Case of ___ (Andrew Sinclair novel that pays homage to a mystery writer)
  • Clue with the most consonants: The Facts in the Case of ___ (Andrew Sinclair novel that pays homage to a mystery writer)
  • Most frequent word in the clues: the

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