NYT Strands Today – Hints, Answers & Spangram for July 6

Do you need help with today’s NYT Strands puzzle? Well, the puzzle for today isn’t too hard but will confuse you a little with its theme. If you’re struggling to solve the game, we have simple hints along with the answers to NYT Strands for July 6 below.

How to Play NYT Strands

Before we get to the puzzle, here’s a quick rundown of how to play NYT Strands for new players:

  • Using your mouse or fingers (if on a touchscreen), you need to connect letters on a grid to form words. You can drag your mouse to connect letters vertically, horizontally, or diagonally.
  • Look for the Spangram or the central theme word, which will help you make more sense of the Strands theme.
  • Apart from the Spangram, you need to find other theme words in the puzzle, finding all of which will solve the puzzle.

However, if you want detailed tips and tricks, check out our guide on how to play NYT Strands.

Today’s Theme for NYT Strands

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is — By the yard

What are the Hints for Today’s Strands

Spoiler Warning:

Even though we try our best to be subtle, the hints below might partially spoil the experience. You’ve been warned. Scroll slowly.

Every Strands game has that one Spangram you need to decipher and today’s was no exception.

The hint for today’s Spangram — cool things to put in your yard.

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 some hints that may help you:

  • Hint 1: pink bird
  • Hint 2: bearded dwarf with pointy hat

While you are here, go and check out the hints and answers for today’s NYT Connections as well as today’s Wordle right here.

Today’s NYT Strands Answers (July 6)

Today’s Spangram

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is — LawnOrnaments.

Today’s Answers

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

NYT Strands Today – Hints, Answers & Spangram for July 6

The theme for today was tricky, making me ponder whether the yard was related to measurement units or gardens. Well, the latter turned out to be true. My search for today’s answers first had me stumble upon FLAMINGO, which surprised me. But when I found BIRDBATH and GNOME next towards the left edge, I realized today’s theme was garden decorations.

My search led me to find WINDSOCK at the top right edge, which brought forth the Spangram for today – LawnOrnaments. At last, connecting the remaining letters to make PLANTER saw me wrap up the puzzle and draft this post for you lovely people.

Yesterday’s NYT Strands Answers

If you have arrived here by mistake and are looking for the answers and the Spangram to the July 5 Strands puzzle, find yesterday’s NYT Strands answers.

How difficult do you think today’s puzzle was on a scale of 1-10? Let us know your in the comments below.

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