NYT Crossword Answers May 23 2023

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NYT Crossword Clues

Clue Solution
Beverage that may come with a bag TEA
Gulf nation OMAN
Noisy drinkers sound SLURP
Dada artist Jean ARP
Warrior princess of old TV XENA
Capital of Vietnam HANOI
Poets 10 = Serves drinks BARTENDS
Relating to living things BIOTIC
Kazakhs and Uzbeks e.g. ASIANS
Stratford-upon-___ AVON
First U.S. state alphabetically Abbr. ALA
Religious offshoot SECT
They may share a tartan CLAN
Gear rented at a mountain SKIS
Country with the longest border along the Adriatic Sea CROATIA
Growths on rocks and bark LICHENS
German sunrise direction OST
Mailing label abbr. ATTN
Actress Lupita NYONGO
Small amphibian 7 = Story worth covering NEWSEVENT
Garden pavilion GAZEBO
Javier Bardems role in 2021s Being the Ricardos DESI
Make a faux pas ERR
Staffers listed on a masthead EDITORS
One on the lam ESCAPEE
Google ___ MAPS
Lock lips KISS
Pub serving PINT
World finance org. IMF
Parent company of Facebook META
Court entertainer JESTER
Got exactly NAILED
Phase 1 = Ancient period STONEAGE
Family member via marriage INLAW
Round of applause HAND
___-brained (not smart) PEA
Landing spots? STEPS
Graph line AXIS
Prez after F.D.R. HST
Hot sauce brand TABASCO
Whiteboard cleaners ERASERS
Jam flavor APRICOT
Plow pullers OXEN
___ Wearhouse (clothing chain) MENS
Like a twangy voice NASAL
Part of the leg below the knee SHIN
Language spoken west of 15-Across LAO
Free as a seat UNTAKEN
Making turbulent ROILING
Guernica painter PICASSO
British bye-bye TATA
Supervisor 9 = Quality that makes a fish hard to eat BONINESS
Kilmer who played Batman VAL
Revered animals in ancient Egypt CATS
Kaput SHOT
Karate-like exercise program TAEBO
Annoyed 2 = Success! ITWORKED
Jaded person CYNIC
Actor Beatty NED
Makes after expenses NETS
Vivaldi duet? VEES
Many births in late spring astrologically GEMINIS
Firm in ones stance ADAMANT
Email attachment with compressed content ZIPFILE
Words written in marble EPITAPH
Pulls out of a deal RENEGES
Pull back RETREAT
Pull up a chair! SIT
Basilica recess APSE
Younger Obama daughter SASHA
Kittens cries MEWS
Mitchell whose Blue was named #1 on NPRs 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women list JONI
Codas ENDS
Napkins place LAP
Civic duty of a sort TAX

Daily NYT Crossword Facts

Here are some interesting facts about today’s crossword:

  • Largest clue: Mitchell whose Blue was named #1 on NPRs 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women list
  • Smallest clue: &
  • Total number of clues: 76
  • Total number of solutions: 76
  • Average clue length: 21.61 characters
  • Clues with numbers: 8
  • Longest solution: NEWSEVENT
  • Shortest solution: TEA
  • Number of unique solutions: 76
  • Percentage of clues that are questions: 2.63%
  • Clue with the most vowels: Mitchell whose Blue was named #1 on NPRs 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women list
  • Clue with the most consonants: Mitchell whose Blue was named #1 on NPRs 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women list
  • Most frequent word in the clues: a

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