NYT Strands Hints, Spangram, and Answers for June 13, 2024

The introvert in me has never really liked social gatherings. But, that didn’t stop me from solving the theme today, which is a polar opposite depiction of my lifestyle. Well, if you are here, you’re having a tough time with it, aren’t you? To make things easier, here’s a quick rundown of the hints and answers for the June 13 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 “Good times ahead”.

June 13 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 – “Celebration after the main event”.

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: Used to travel by water
  • Hint #2: In soccer, a red card is shown in case of a _____

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 13

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is AFTERPARTY, and it runs from top to bottom 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 13

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:

  • BOAT
  • FOUL
June 13 NYT Strands Solved

It was surprisingly easy today, and I didn’t take long to find FAVOR and BOAT in the bottom left. That gave me a bit of an idea about what the Strands theme today was about. Soon, I found POOPER in the bottom right. On top of it, there was ANIMAL.

In the middle, I found FOUL and that led me straight to finding AFTERPARTY as the Spangram for the day. In the top left, I found CRASHER and on the opposite, there was HEARTY. And, well, that concluded my Strands today!

Very strangely, I didn’t have to use any hints. On a scale of 1-10, how difficult was the Strands today for you? Do cry your heart out in the comments down below!

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  • Chiu says:

    A difficult one! I still don’t really understand how the theme and the words fit together, like “hearty” and “boat”. Might be a language barrier thing? “Party hearty?” What’s that?

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