Wall Street Journal October 28 2021 Crossword Answers

By | October 27, 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

  • Avoids distractions
  • Zips, as a Ziploc bag
  • Rust-colored outcropping
  • “Too tough for me,” more formally
  • Course for faultfinders?
  • Pungent powder
  • Body of traditions
  • Gilbert of “The Conners”
  • Get on
  • Galvanizing
  • Futon alternative
  • Far from hip
  • Hightail it
  • Choppers in Nam
  • Big Brown co.
  • Offshore sight
  • Bass, for one
  • Figure (out)
  • It could be abstract or proper
  • PNC offering
  • Stuck it out
  • Ending for kiss or spy
  • 2021 Australian Open champ
  • Liquide basique
  • One of four teams to have never played in a Super Bowl
  • Single-minded philosopher
  • Booth, in a theater
  • Title sitcom character with eight stomachs
  • “Ol’ Man River” composer
  • Where DDE made his name
  • Body of water that’s difficult to cross? (start of 18-Across)
  • Subdued exclamation of wonder? (start of 17-Across)
  • Yom Kippur activity
  • Spelman grads
  • Weeks, in Juárez
  • “Little Fires Everywhere” author Ng
  • Seedy fruit
  • Vein fill
  • Tailgating containers
  • Make accessible, in a way
  • One of us, when only a tot? (start of 38-Down)
  • Gung-ho
  • Quarters for snorters
  • Half of a Central American country
  • Last-minute greeting, perhaps
  • Request during a physical
  • Suffix with ethyl or propyl
  • Poe poem “___ Lee”
  • Stretched center of a hurricane? (start of 39-Down)
  • Mounts
  • Capone feature
  • Common email address ending
  • Sever
  • Words that may cause fear in a business
  • Beijing bills
  • Jazz legend Charles
  • “Sorta”
  • Gloppy stuff
  • “The Open Window” writer
  • Criminal
  • Cut off
  • Fled
  • Navratan korma go-with
  • Backs another’s loan
  • 2014 musical “Star Wars” parody
  • Bing’s web portal
  • Natives of Iowa and Nebraska
  • Warmly welcomes
  • “Am I the only one thinking this?”
  • Brandon ___ (Oscar-winning role for Hilary Swank)
  • Muscular, in slang
  • Scott Joplin compositions
  • Chain letters?
  • Egg holder
  • Finish off
  • Ample shoe width
  • 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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