NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 21, 2024

Hey Strands fans, you will probably fall a little more in love with your favorite puzzle today. It took me on this beautiful journey, which made solving it all the more fun. If you are not particular chipper today, I’ve done the heavy-lifting for you. So, here are some hints and all the answers for the April 21 NYT Strands. Let’s take a look!

What is the Theme for Today’s NYT Strands?

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is “That’s life!”.

NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 21, 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 – “Synonymous with significant achievements”.

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 three theme word hints that may help you:

  • Hint #1: Before learning to walk, babies ___
  • Hint #2: Another word for ‘talk’

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 21

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

Apart from the Spangram, you need to find 7 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 21

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:

  • VOTE

The theme was a bit self-explanatory, and helped me find SPEAK and DRIVE in the top right grids. At the bottom left, I found MARRY right after and above it, there was VOTE. Then, I started marking MILES as a regular theme word, to only extend it into MILESTONES and boom, there’s our Spangram.

In the middle, GRADUATE was being rather sneaky about it. The top left corner had CRAWL housed, and the bottom right corner gave me RETIRE. That concluded our Strands for the day!

Didn’t have to use any hints though. What about you? Did you have to use any hints or was the round today easy enough for you? Let me know in the comments down below!

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