New York Times October 12 2021 Crossword Answers

By | October 12, 2021

The Times crossword puzzle is a British daily cryptic crossword popularised by its inclusion in the London newspaper The Times and inspired by similarly themed puzzles published in The New York Tribune since 1925. It is also one of the most widely distributed crosswords globally today.

The first crossword puzzle ever to appear in a nationally distributed newspaper was “Word-Cross”, which ran in the New York Sunday World on November 10, 1924. Will Weng, who was then the puzzles editor at the “New York Tribune”, had been approached by Walter Murphy, the editor of the Sunday supplement, with an idea for a new feature that would attract more readers to his section on Sundays; he wanted something like a combination of code and chess problems and believed.

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WSJ has one of the best crosswords we’ve got our hands to and definitely our daily go to puzzle.

We’re two big fans of this puzzle and having solved Wall Street’s crosswords for almost a decade now we consider ourselves very knowledgeable on this one so we decided to create a blog where we post the solutions to every clue, every day.

Hello crossword puzzle lovers!

We know how challenging finding the right answer can get, so we are here to help you when you are stuck… On this page you can find all the answers to New York Times Crosswords.

We’ve been working for the past years to solve all the clues from the papers and online crosswords such as New York Times.

If you are looking for older ones use the search box or the calendar/archive.

NOTE: Click any of the clues below to find the answer

  • Dip for chips
  • Epitome of redness
  • ___ Jima (1945 battle site)
  • The first one was sent in 1971
  • Shape for an eyebrow or rainbow
  • Captivated
  • Game that has only a single round
  • Connections
  • Bay Area airport code
  • Not get take-out
  • Single item seemingly always found at the bottom of a McDonald’s bag
  • Sales at concerts or games, informally
  • Region traveled by 63-Across
  • Nile biter
  • “Kill Bill” actress Lucy
  • One of more than 115 on a table
  • Dinghy or dory
  • Portmanteau coinage describing this puzzle’s theme
  • Club charges
  • Like some aprons or reputations
  • Info for an airport limo driver
  • NaOH, familiarly
  • Cartoon collectibles
  • Hot drink at a ski resort
  • Entrance divided in half horizontally
  • Counter-Strike or League of Legends
  • “Thanks, but I’m good”
  • Regret
  • Board game played on a big hexagram
  • Map with elevation lines, in brief
  • Explorer Marco
  • Informal goodbye
  • For each
  • Old dagger
  • Tip of a shoelace
  • Font flourish
  • Egyptian king of the gods
  • Scottish girls
  • “___ boom bah!”
  • “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” boxer
  • Canada’s oldest national park
  • Cause for a correction
  • Prefix with tourism
  • A bad joke might go over with one
  • “Goodnight, ___” (classic song)
  • Decisive defeat
  • Professional you might need to see?
  • Drill sergeant’s shout
  • Volcanic pollutant
  • Rock’s ___ Bizkit
  • Nobelist Bohr with a 32-Across named for him
  • San Diego’s state, informally
  • One-named Greek New Age musician
  • Obsessive fan, in slang
  • Etail site for handmade goods
  • Doled (out)
  • Most common answer in New York Times crosswords (more than 6% of all puzzles)
  • ___ one’s time (waited)
  • Where model workers can be found?
  • Weapon in the original Clue
  • Support for a PC
  • Pick up on
  • U-shaped stringed instrument
  • World’s largest cosmetics company
  • Listing in a footnote
  • Name on a building wing, perhaps
  • “I give!”
  • Lake on 25-Down’s border
  • Revolutionary Guevara
  • Button at a bowling alley
  • 768 of them make a gal.
  • Long, long time
  • Many an I.R.S. employee
  • Container with a pump
  • The crossword-puzzle fad that followed eventually led to the creation of many similar puzzles in other newspapers, including some with distinctly different rules from the “New York Times”.

    By 1930, Weng felt that the puzzle was growing stale. He wanted to shake things up a bit by adding an entire new level of challenge on top of what had been there before.

    Weng called upon his friend Margaret Farrar (1904–1974) to help him edit and construct a brand-new cryptic crossword which would appear for the first time on Sunday January 2, 1932. The puzzle required entrants not only to fill in standard synonym squares but also to answer clues which required them to solve a second level.

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