NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for June 1, 2024

Time really flies, eh? It’s already June and I’m entering my third month of solving Strands. Today’s Strands was a nice start to it, albeit it was easy. If you’re finding it difficult though, take a look at these hints and answers for the June 1 NYT Strands that I’ve listed below!

What is the Theme for Today’s NYT Strands?

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is “Start the day right”.

June 1 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 – “Most important meal of the day”.

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: Can be scrambled, boiled and fried
  • Hint #2: A popular French tart starting with ‘Q’

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 June 1

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is BREAKFAST, and it runs from left to right in 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 June 1

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:

  • HASH
  • EGGS
June 1 NYT Strands Solved

Thanks to my parents who still give me an earful for skipping breakfast, I know that it’s definitely the right start to the day. Yep, BREAKFAST literally turned out to be the Spangram for the day. With the most important theme word of the puzzle out of the way, the rest took only seconds to solve. I quickly found EGGS, OATMEAL and HASH at the top.

At the bottom right, I found BACON and right beside it, WAFFLE. Then, there was SAUSAGE at the leftmost grids and QUICHE at the rightmost ones. That concluded my Strands today, and well, it’s good that I didn’t have to use any hints on the first day of a new month.

What about you though? Was it too easy or did you have to use hints? Do cry your heart out in the comments down below.

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