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NYT Strands May 16 2024 Answers

NYT Strands is a New York Times crossword puzzle with the day’s theme. The puzzle, currently released in beta, has become very popular quickly. On this page, we share with you the answer to the Strands puzzle № 74 published on May 16, 2024.

NYT Strands May 16, 2024

NYT Strands May 16 2024

Words in the puzzle: SOUR, BITTER, TART, SWEET, SALTY, UMAMI, SPICY, FLAVORS, PIQUANT

NYT Strands Daily Answers

Find theme words to fill the board.

  • Theme words stay highlighted in blue when found.
  • Drag or tap letters to create words. If tapping, double tap the last letter to submit.
  • Theme words fill the board entirely. No theme words overlap.

Find the “spangram.”

  • The spangram describes the puzzle’s theme and touches two opposite sides of the board. It may be two words.
  • The spangram highlights in yellow when found.
  • An example spangram with corresponding theme words: PEARFRUITBANANAAPPLE, etc.

Need a hint?

  • Find non-theme words to get hints.
  • For every 3 non-theme words you find, you earn a hint.

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