NYT Crossword May 18 2024 Answers (5/18/24) - Try Hard Guides (2024)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Crossword puzzle for May 18 2024 to help you finish it up!

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Our NYT Crossword May 18, 2024 answers guide should help you finish today’s crossword if you’ve found yourself stuck on a crossword clue. The NYT Crossword is a daily puzzle 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 New York Times and is also available online.

NYT Crossword May 18, 2024 Answers

If you need help solving the NYT Crossword on 5/18/24, we’ve listed all of the crossword clues below so you can find the answer(s) you need. You can search for the clue and then select the appropriate clue to get the answer. We have done it this way so that if you’re just looking for a handful of clues, you won’t spoil other ones you’re working on!

Looking for answers to another NYT Crossword puzzle? Check out our archive of NYT Crossword Answers. Our NYT Crossword Hints for May 18, 2024 are also available if you prefer not to be immediately spoiled.

« May 17 2024 Answers


# Clue
1A Where you might shop for the sheer fun of it?
16A "No more fooling around!"
17A Reprimand
18A Singer Brendon who fronted Panic! at the Disco
19A Go after
20A Start of a 1950s political slogan
21A Only U.S. state with a unicameral legislature: Abbr.
22A Wasn't upstanding
24A Grps. that rarely meet in the summer
25A Where Steve Jobs first worked after college
27A 76% of U.S. governors in 2024, a record low
29A Laughs (at)
31A Prepare to cook sous vide, perhaps
33A Many a character in the 2018 animated film "Smallfoot"
34A Make toast?
36A [Uh-oh]
38A Unlikely socializer
40A Like some Scotch
42A Official administrations
44A Colorful celebration of spring
48A Fall over
50A Shill for, informally
51A Goes first
53A Was selected to face, as in a tournament
54A Hotel room amenity
55A Andre Agassi, e.g.
58A A wedding couple might be seen on one
59A "I'm speechless"
1D Its wool is the world's rarest natural fiber
2D Turkish inns
3D Nun's habit?
4D Related thing
5D "The world's most famous unknown artist," per Lennon
6D Use a finger bowl
7D PC support squads
8D A nearly 40-foot-tall statue of her once stood within the Parthenon
9D Biblical coins
10D Proofreading disclaimer
11D Morales of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise
12D Printing shortcut
13D Hit the heck out of the ball
14D ___ Okafor, 2004-05 N.B.A. Rookie of the Year
15D Spots for bérets
22D Exalt
23D Blacksmith-turned-agricultural magnate of the 19th century
26D "The Man Who Fell to Earth" director, 1976
28D "The Lord of the Rings" antagonist
30D Chophouse choice
32D Largest city on the Pacific coast of the Americas
35D Certain drag racer
37D Cowpoke's friend
38D Crowd energizer at a hip-hop concert
39D Sobriquet behind 154 sonnets
41D Cross state lines?
43D Disburses
44D Raise
45D Portrayer of Mrs. Which in 2018's "A Wrinkle in Time"
46D Time out
47D ___ beauty
49D Have because of
52D One might display a menu
54D Spanish opposite of "pobre"
56D "So you confess!"
57D Remote button: Abbr.

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 15x15 grids on weekdays to larger 21x21 grids on Sundays, with varying levels of difficulty.

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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.

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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.

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