NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 23, 2024

Hey Strands heads, we are back with yet another sweet sweet puzzle! The round today was a piece of cake, but I had loads of fun solving it. However, if you are finding it to be an irritating one, I have added some hints and all the answers for the April 23 NYT Strands right here. If you are ready, 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 “As easy as pie”.

NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 23, 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 – “Items required to cook something”.

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: Smooth like ___
  • Hint #2: As sweet as ____
  • Hint #3: Bread is made out of 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 23

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is INGREDIENTS, and it runs from bottom to top 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 23

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:

  • SALT
April 23 NYT Strands Solved

The theme for today’s Strands was enough hint to make out the entire puzzle. I instantly realized that I had to look for the ingredients required to make a pie. And, I was right, for I found SUGAR, VANILLA, SALT, and FLOUR easily.

Then, my non-baking brain hit a bit of a wall. But, after some searching, I found BUTTER and PECAN on the right-hand side grids. I also facepalmed hard when I found out that INGREDIENTS was the Spangram for the day. Of course. Finally, I made SYRUP out of the remaining grids and solved the puzzle. Didn’t have to use any hints, so there’s that.

If you are into baking, this is probably as easy to you as yesterday’s Strands was to me. If not, how many hints did you end up using? Do let me know in the comments below!

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