Today’s NYT Connections puzzle levels up the difficulty a bit more than usual. If that is a problem, then keep reading. We broke down all the hints, categories, and answers for the NYT Connections puzzle for January 17. So, without further ado, let’s begin.
Hint for Today’s Connections Themes
Let’s begin with some quick hints for the Connections themes today. Check them out and see if you can guess any of them.
- Yellow Category – These are used during statistics
- Green Category – Do you like chemistry?
- Blue Category – Even adjectives can be leveled up
- Purple Category – Radio legends are something else
Additional Hint: Chemistry jargon can be difficult to learn
We wish we could go into more detail here, but these hints are the best we can share. They are all related to the categories for the puzzle, so think hard before you scroll down below to see the exact category names. However, if you still can’t find them and need more help, maybe these tricks to solve NYT Connections will help.
Spoiler Warning #1While this section included hints for the categories, the next section names them directly. Only proceed if ready.
Today’s Connections Category Names
If you still can’t figure out the NYT Connections category names, then keep reading for more help.
- Yellow – DATA SET DATA
- Green – CHEMISTRY TERMS
- Blue – ADJECTIVE INTENSIFIERS
- Purple – RADIO HALL OF FAME MEMBERS
We hope you can guess the words under each category now. However, If you still cannot and need more help, keep reading.
Spoiler Warning #2 The next section includes the answer for today’s puzzle; you will see all the answers in their categories. This is your last chance to solve it yourself.
Connections Answer for January 17
Are you still stuck with the puzzle? In that case, the answers to today’s Connections are:
- CHEMISTRY TERMS – Base, Bond, Element, Solution
- DATA SET DATA – Mean, Median, Mode, Range
- ADJECTIVE INTENSIFIERS – Awful, Pretty, Rather, Real
- RADIO HALL OF FAME MEMBERS – Glass, Gross, King, Stern
Even though I have little to no idea about Chemistry, my journey with NYT Connections for January 17 began on that note, or shall I say base. I then moved on to the Yellow category and, with the help of a friend, solved it easily enough.
I am pretty good (pun intended) when it comes to adjectives so the Blue category also came naturally to me. With that, I only had four words left. I combined them all, got the Purple category and finally the NYT Connections for January 17.
NYT Connections Past Answers
We hope the answers above helped you solve the NYT Connections puzzle for today. However, if you stumbled here by accident, there’s a chance you might be looking for answers to previous puzzles.
Well, for such times and more, we have you covered. Feel free to go through our directory to NYT Connections for the last three days for all the help you need.