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

The Strands today wasn’t overly complex, and neither did it try to be easy. It was a good balance of both, and that appealed to me for sure. Anyway, if you have no idea what the round is about, take a look at the hints and answers for the May 28 NYT Strands that I’ve listed down below!

What is the Theme for Today’s NYT Strands?

As revealed by the New York Times, the theme for today’s Strands is “All atwitter”. Given the nature of my job, my mind went straight to social media platforms (RIP Twitter, sigh).

May 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 – “Birds do this to mark their territory”.

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: Posts on Twitter were called___
  • Hint #2: A cricket’s call is called__
  • Hint #3: A small instrument that emits a high-pitched sound

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 May 28

The Spangram for today’s NYT Strands puzzle is BIRDSONG, 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 May 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:

  • TWEET
  • WHISTLE
  • CHIRP
  • SCREECH
  • CLUCK
  • TRILL
  • WARBLE
May 28 NYT Strands Solved

While my mind was trying to find social media terms, I accidentally stumbled upon TWEET at the top. Right beside it, there was WHISTLE, and I still didn’t get what the theme was about. However, finding CHIRP at the bottom left cleared it all out, and I found BIRDSONG as the Spangram right after.

Next, I found SCREECH at the top left. Right under the Spangram at the bottom left, there was WARBLE and beside it, TRILL. The last couple of grids gave me CLUCK, and I called it a day.

Didn’t have to use any hints, yet again! What about you though? Was it too easy for you or did you end up using hints? Do cry your heart out in the comments down below!

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