New York Times October 15 2021 Crossword Answers

By | October 15, 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

  • Enthusiastic assent
  • Certain service
  • Packs (down)
  • Important leadership skill
  • Classic neo-grotesque typeface
  • “Losing some illusions … perhaps to acquire others,” per Virginia Woolf
  • Gloomy and drab
  • Cause of an early lead, maybe
  • Like a spitball
  • Darth Vader’s childhood nickname
  • Author who wrote “The heaventree of stars hung with humid nightblue fruit”
  • Sticky stuff
  • Hardly mainstream
  • Pluto, e.g.
  • Sudden sensation
  • Cutesy “I beg your pardon?”
  • “What a shocker”
  • “Heaven forbid!”
  • Singer Mitchell
  • Shapiro of NPR
  • John B. Goodenough is the oldest person ever to get one (at age 97)
  • Travel guess, for short
  • Joyous song
  • “Ambient 1: Music for Airports” musician
  • Candy cooked until it reaches the hard-crack stage
  • Approach
  • Tell all
  • Strutting one’s stuff
  • Kind of moment worth recording
  • Xenomorphs, e.g.
  • Cart contents
  • What air is not for an anaerobe
  • Looked at suspiciously
  • Throw on the couch
  • Angel said to have visited Joseph Smith
  • Like shunga woodblock prints
  • What breaks as it first comes out
  • “The Pinkprint” rapper
  • Belligerent, slangily
  • “Put a sock in it!”
  • 500 letters?
  • “I did it!”
  • Like Mars
  • Psychological trick
  • It’s just the beginning of the story
  • Sneaky sort
  • Model (for)
  • Composer Anton who used the 12-tone technique
  • Main component in the Chinese street food jianbing
  • Children’s classic originally written in German
  • Nov. 11 honoree
  • Sauce whose name derives from “pound” in Italian
  • Double curve
  • Crowdsourced Q&A site
  • The Promised Land
  • Honest-to-goodness
  • Fall apart
  • Zippy resort rental
  • Joint application?
  • Tempt
  • Took inventory?
  • Home with a view
  • Unembellished, as the truth
  • Bit of deception
  • Lodge group
  • Loud bugling, e.g.
  • Concerning
  • Appearing ill or exhausted, say
  • 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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