NYT Strands Hints and Answers for April 7, 2024

Welcome to another game, Strands fam! Like yesterday, today’s puzzle was surprisingly easy and didn’t exactly blow us away. I guess NYT Editors are preparing to drop one of those mind-boggling puzzlers after these. Anyway, if you are having a tough time, here are the hints and answers for the April 7 NYT Strands.

What is the Theme for Today’s NYT Strands?

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is “This’ll all blow over”.

NYT Strands April 7 Theme

Spangram Hint for Today’s Strands

Spoiler Warning #1 Even though we try our best to be subtle, the hints below might partially spoil the experience. You’ve been warned.

Every Strands game has that one Spangram that you need to decipher and today’s was no exception. The hint for today’s Spangram is – “Negligible weight”

Theme Words Hints for Today’s Strands

If you have figured out the Spangram from the above hint, figuring out the theme words will be easy. However, I don’t want to ruin it for you. Instead, here are hints to two out of six theme words that may help you:

  • Hint #1: Blow air to inflate it
  • Hint #2: You write on this

Spoiler Warning #2 The next sections reveal the answers for today’s NYT Strands. So, I’d recommend not scrolling further if you are still solving the puzzle. However, if you are stuck, I suggest scrolling a wee bit to see the Spangram answer.

Spangram Answer for NYT Strands on April 7

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is LIGHTWEIGHT, which runs from bottom to top of the letters grid.

Apart from the Spangram, you’ll need to find 6 theme words in today’s puzzle. However, if you are having a tough time getting through the Strands, check out some tips and tricks in my guide on how to play NYT Strands.

Anyway, with that being said, let’s go to the next section. However, proceed only if you are ready to check out the theme words.

List of Theme Words for NYT Strands on April 7

If you have scrolled this far, you are probably ready to see the answers. So, let’s take a look at today’s theme words in Strands:

APRIL 7 NYT Strands Solved

As soon as I laid eyes on the grids, I found BALLOON in the rightmost column. Right under it, I found EYELASH, and running from bottom to top was LIGHTWEIGHT, which was the Spangram for today. At the top left corner, there was PAPER, and at the bottom, STRAW.

The rest of the grids housed FEATHER and BUBBLE and that marked the end of today’s game. So, there we go, another round of not using hints. However, going by how NYT rolls out these puzzles, I’m scared that we might get to see a frustrating puzzle one of these days.

How did your Strands today go? Did it come off as easy, or did you end up using hints? Let me know in the comments down below!

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