NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 16, 2024

The luxuries of life are sadly not accessible to everyone out there. While today’s NYT Strands did not give me a hard time, it had me thinking. It made me feel grateful for all the things that make my life easier. Anyway, if the puzzle today seems hard, the hints and answers I have listed for the April 16th NYT Strands should help you out. So, read on.

What is the Theme for Today’s NYT Strands?

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is “On the grid”.

NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 16, 2024

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 – “Day-to-day essentials”.

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 two theme word hints that may help you:

  • Hint #1: Your body contains 60% of this
  • Hint #2: Gives you access to online services
  • Hint #3: You call people using this

Spangram Answer for NYT Strands on April 16

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.

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is UTILITIES, and it runs from right to left on the letters grid.

Apart from the Spangram, you 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 16

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:

  • HEAT
NYT Strands April 16 Solved

First, the theme today had me thinking about the different continents and regions on Earth. Well, that was a wrong turn. When I accidentally found WATER and HEAT in the top left, I knew what it was all about. INTERNET, TELEPHONE, and CABLE were quick finds too.

With that, I found UTILITIES as the Spangram for the day running from right to left. Finally, all I had to find was ELECTRIC as the last theme word, and that concluded my game for the day.

Again, no hints used today as well. Good going, Sagnik. What about you though? Did you find it to be easy or hard enough to make you use hints? Let me know in the comments down below!

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