NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for April 28, 2024

After a couple of bad games, today’s Strands helped me clean up my act. Well, it was super easy and the words were staring right at me. But, like me, if you have not been at the top of your game lately, check out the hints and answers I have listed below for the April 28 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 “Coming clean”. Does the theme stay true to the commonly used idiom, or is it something else? You will know soon.

April 28 NYT Strands 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 – “You take this to clean yourself”.

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: A slippery bar of ___
  • Hint #2: You use this to shave

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 28

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is SHOWER, and it runs from left to right 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 28

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:

  • SOAP
April 28 NYT Strands Solved

While I was thinking a tad too hard on the theme, coming across SPONGE in the top left and WASHCLOTH at the bottom made me realize that I didn’t have to. Then, I found SHOWER running from left to right as the Spangram for the day.

Soon, I found SOAP, RAZOR and SHAMPOO in succession. With that, in the last couple of grids, I found CONDITIONER and that marked the end of today’s Strands. Not only was it a quick solve, but I also didn’t have to use a hint. Given my current success rate, this was a good one.

Anyway, what about you? Did you have to use any hints or was it super easy to you as well? Let me know in the comments down below!

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