NYT Strands Today: Hints, Spangram & Answers for June 28

Do you need some help with today’s Strands? Well, you might not need help as the Strands puzzle today was probably one of the easiest to date. However, if you are struggling with the puzzle, don’t worry, as we have included the hints and answers for June 28th’s NYT Strands below.

How to Play NYT Strands

Before we get to the puzzle, here’s a quick rundown of how to play NYT Strands for new players:

  • Using your mouse or fingers (if on a touchscreen), you need to connect letters on a grid to form words. You can drag your mouse to connect letters vertically, horizontally, or diagonally.
  • Look for the Spangram or the central theme word, which will help you make more sense of the Strands theme.
  • Apart from the Spangram, you need to find other theme words in the puzzle, finding all of which will solve the puzzle.

However, if you want detailed tips and tricks, check out our guide on how to play NYT Strands.

Today’s Theme for NYT Strands

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is — That’s my jam.

All the Hints 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 — sounds with different rhythms and moods.

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 some hints that may help you:

  • Hint 1: nightclub
  • Hint 2: saxophone music

While you are here, go and check out the hints and answers for today’s NYT Connections here.

If these hints are not enough for you to find the Spangram and related theme words, you can fill the in-game hint meter and unlock hints. For today’s Strands, here are some random words we found in my quest to find the theme words — BLUE, KIDS, SELL, BALL, SAUL, TRUNK, DISC, SCORE, and JERK.

Spoiler Warning #2:

The next section reveals the answers for today’s Strands. So, I’d recommend not scrolling if you are still solving the puzzle. However, if you’re stuck though, scroll a wee bit to see the Spangram answer.

Today’s NYT Strands Answers (June 28)

Today’s Strands Spangram

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands is — MUSICGENRE. As for the direction, the Spangram runs from left to right in the letters grid.

Today’s Strands Answers

If you have scrolled this far, you’re probably ready to see the answers. So, let’s take a look at today’s Strands theme words in Strands:

  • FOLK
  • SOUL
  • JAZZ
  • ROCK
strands answer for June 28

As I mentioned above, this was the easiest Strands puzzle as all the words just popped right off the grid to me today. First, I found SALSA at the top right corner, followed by DISCO at the bottom right. And the musical theme became clear to me right away.

I flew through the puzzle within the next 30 seconds, finding COUNTRY, FOLK, and SOUL in quick succession. Then MUSICGENRE stood out to me as the Spangram, followed by JAZZ, BLUES, and SOUL to wrap up the Strands.

Yesterday’s NYT Strands Answers

If you have arrived here by mistake and are looking for the answers and the Spangram to the June 27 Strands puzzle, find yesterday’s NYT Strands answers.

Well, sadly, I had to use a hint to kick off today’s Strands, but it’s okay; tomorrow will be a new day and a new puzzle for me to conquer. What about you? On a scale of 1-10, how difficult do you think was today’s puzzle? Let us know in the comments below.

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