Our NYT Crossword Hints for October 13, 2023 puzzle will help you move through the grid if you’ve found yourself stuck on a clue. The NYT Crossword is a daily crossword that tests solvers’ knowledge and vocabulary. It’s one of the most popular crosswords in the world, known for its challenging clues and clever wordplay. The puzzle is published in the print edition of the paper and is also available online.
NYT Crossword Hints, October 13, 2023
You’ll find hints for all of the crossword clues for the NYT Crossword on 10/13/23. The clues are listed below, and you can click/tap on a clue to go to its page for more detail, including definitions, but if you don’t want to be immediately spoiled, you can reveal letter by letter to still offer yourself more of a challenge before revealing the full solution.
- Ones getting lit at a party, maybe
- Some subway art
- Hit 2011 film based on a 2009 novel by Kathryn Stockett
- Tame, metaphorically
- Rock subgenre named for its aggressive vocals
- Pitching coach?
- All in, in a way
- Pour on the affection
- Waste ___
- Where more hot dogs are sold than at all Major League Baseball stadiums combined
- “To the stars,” in Latin
- Focus of some modern ethical debates
- Figure with exactly 10 digits?
- Flag bearer
- House painted with polka dots, you might say
- Absolutely hate
- What a sports fan might call a “dub”
- Kind of phase
- Adds, as an app
- Music festival lineup
- Point of no return
- Seeing red
- Foe of Ferocious Flea in Hanna-Barbera cartoons
- Raw fish dish
- “Wish me luck!”
- Make things even
- “Becoming a Popstar” airer
- Herb in many potato dishes
- Bret Easton ___, “American Psycho” author
- 50.1%, technically
- Way back when
- Emmy-nominated Gilbert
- Some speech starters
- “Napoleon Dynamite” setting
- Ajax competitor
- [What a bore!]
- Where the Tokugawa shogunate was established
- Who said “Issues are never simple. One thing I’m proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues”
- European hotel amenity
- Junkyard warning
- Paramount requirement?
- Gender-neutral pronoun
- Commercial follower of Mc- or Nes-
- Polynesian staple
- World capital where it’s illegal to display the Soviet hammer and sickle
- Junkyard warning
- Main characters in “Booksmart” and “Easy A”
- Best seller
- Highest-rated daytime talk show in American history
- Waze calculation
- Setting for a green wedding, perhaps
- Where early tablets were first unveiled?
- To the point
- Beverage brand founded in Osaka
- Kind of palm or berry
- Early sports video game
- One step ahead of, say
- Runner with vestigial wings
- Some smokeless tobacco
We also recommend trying your hand at the NYT Mini Crossword, which is definitely easier (on all days!) as it is a 5×5, compared to the full-sized crossword (which is 15×15, and the Sunday edition is 21×21!). New crosswords are released at 10PM ET on weekdays and 6PM ET on weekends.
The New York Times crossword was first published in The New York Times in 1942 and has been a daily feature ever since. It is known for its high level of difficulty and for its clever, often playful, clues and themes. The puzzles range in size from 15×15 grids on weekdays to larger 21×21 grids on Sundays, with varying levels of difficulty.
The New York Times crossword is created by a team of skilled puzzle constructors and editors, who work to ensure that each puzzle is both entertaining and challenging for solvers. The puzzles are often themed, with clues and answers related to a particular subject or concept, and they frequently feature wordplay and puns.
Solving the New York Times crossword has become a beloved pastime for many, and there are even competitions and clubs devoted to crossword puzzle solving. The New York Times crossword is available in print in the newspaper and online, and it has a dedicated following of loyal solvers who eagerly await each day’s puzzle.
If you’re still struggling to solve your NYT crosswords, consider practicing with the Eugene Sheffer and Thomas Joseph dailies first. If you’re looking for similarly challenging crosswords, we recommend the WSJ Crossword and LA Times Crossword.