NYT Connections Hints and Answers for January 8, 2024

Today’s NYT Connections focuses on a single color and some Greek alphabets. However, if you can’t figure that one out, then keep reading as we break down all the hints, categories, and, finally, the answers for the NYT Connections for January 8. 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 all share a common color
  • Green Category – Some things are skinny yet tall
  • Blue Category – Do you like playing Golf?
  • Purple Category – Does anyone know the Greek alphabet?

Additional Hint: Is orange your favorite color?

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. We also think you don’t need an additional hint today. However, if you still can’t find them and need more help, maybe these tricks to solve NYT Connections will help.

Spoiler Warning #1

While 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.


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 8

Are you still stuck with the puzzle? In that case, the answers to today’s Connections are:

  • THINGS THAT ARE ORANGE – Basketball, Carrot, Goldfish, Pumpkin
  • LONG, SKINNY OBJECTS – Pole, Rod, Staff, Stick
  • SEEN ON A GOLF COURSE – Cart, Club, Hole, Tee
  • SHAPES OF CAPITAL GREEK LETTERS – Circle, Horseshoe, Pitchfork, Triange
NYT Connections January 8

Today’s NYT Connections began on an easy note. I just combined all the stick-like objects I could think of to get the Green category. I then moved on to the Yellow category and nailed down all the things I figured had a single color.

While I have never played Golf in my life, I surprisingly knew a friend who has. He helped me get into the Blue category quite easily. With that, I combined the last four words together, got the Purple category, and finally, the NYT Connections for January 8.

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.

What about you? How was your experience with today’s puzzle? Where did you get stuck if you did? Let us know in the comments below.

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