Wall Street Journal October 15 2021 Crossword Answers

By | October 14, 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.

Welcome to WallStreetJournalCrossword.com

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 Wall Street Journal Crosswords.

We’ve been working for the past years to solve all the clues from the papers and online crosswords such as Wall Street Journal.

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

  • Once-ubiquitous players
  • Catch of New England
  • Souvlaki wrap
  • Stuff sold in tubs
  • Kelli who won a Tony for “The King and I”
  • Openable with a push
  • Crumples up
  • Speechless with astonishment
  • Fast-running bird
  • Guinness Brewery logo
  • Kick back
  • Successful despite the odds, say
  • Rogue
  • 2013 World Series MVP David
  • Penny pincher’s opposite
  • Pint at a pub
  • His statue stands next to Boston’s TD Garden
  • Creosote source
  • Plagues of Egypt count
  • Bubbling over
  • Untether
  • Readily identify (as)
  • Sightseers’ transport
  • Bit of needlework, for short
  • Weapon in 1980s action films
  • Endured, as a lengthy ordeal
  • Dish name
  • Sticky substance
  • Girl adopted by Silas Marner
  • Villainous organization in “Get Smart”
  • “SNL” cast member Chris
  • Airport code in the Big Apple
  • Too dark to see anything at all
  • Mobster
  • Stink to high heaven
  • Soccer star Rapinoe
  • Roll of hay
  • Ransom of cars
  • Crying buckets
  • Impetus to take out the trash
  • What’s been taken from this puzzle’s fives
  • Refuse to answer questions
  • Scale down
  • Rihanna song that samples “Tainted Love”
  • Pop
  • Sunday driver’s destination, often
  • Obstacle for a besieging army
  • Sun or moon, e.g.
  • German article
  • Kitchen knife
  • “None for me, thanks”
  • Touchable
  • Chest in the Book of Exodus
  • Brisk gait
  • Bathhouse, in Bath
  • Radio feature
  • Radio feature
  • Literally, “meditation”
  • Group with reservations
  • Latte art medium
  • In a dither
  • Bronchus outlet
  • Propelled a scull
  • Metro map dot
  • Small lab
  • “The Walking Dead” character with a pet tiger
  • Closet use
  • Birthday party tradition
  • Shoe part apt to get scuffed
  • Make available online
  • Male escort
  • Dramatic soccer goal
  • Is really awesome
  • Fashion house headquartered on Seventh Ave.
  • Backing
  • Rolls-Royce owner
  • Gymnast Suni
  • “Succession” network
  • 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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