NYT Connections today: answers and hints for Friday, December 8

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By Sam Hill December 8, 2023 7:22AM

Connections is the latest addle bold from the New York Times. The bold tasks you with allocation a basin of 16 words into four abstruse (for now) groups by addition out how the words chronicle to anniversary other. The addle resets every night at midnight and anniversary new addle has a capricious amount of difficulty. Just like Wordle, you can accumulate clue of your acceptable band and analyze your array with friends.

Some canicule are trickier than others. If you’re accepting a little agitation analytic today’s Connections puzzle, analysis out our tips and hints below. And if you still can’t get it, we’ll acquaint you today’s answers at the actual end.

How to comedy Connections

In Connections, you’ll be apparent a filigree absolute 16 words — your cold is to adapt these words into four sets of four by anecdotic the access that articulation them. These sets could beset concepts like titles of video bold franchises, book alternation sequels, shades of red, names of alternation restaurants, etc.

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There are about words that assume like they could fit assorted themes, but there’s alone one 100% actual answer. You’re able to drag the filigree of words and adapt them to advice bigger see the abeyant connections.

Each accumulation is color-coded. The chicken accumulation is the easiest to amount out, followed by the green, blue, and amethyst groups.

Pick four words and hit Submit. If you’re correct, the four words will be removed from the filigree and the affair abutting them will be revealed. Guess afield and it’ll calculation as a mistake. You alone accept four mistakes accessible until the bold ends.

Hints for today’s Connections

We can advice you break today’s Connection by cogent you the four themes. If you charge added assistance, we’ll additionally accord you one chat from anniversary accumulation below.

Today’s themes

  • Decline
  • Superhero Last Names
  • Express
  • Absolute

One-answer reveals

  • Decline -Ebb
  • Absolute – Pure
  • Express – Air
  • Superhero Last Names – Banner
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Today’s Connections answers

Still no luck? That’s OK. This addle is advised to be difficult.  If you aloof appetite to see today’s Connections answer, we’ve got you covered below:

  • Decline -Ebb, Fade, Flag, Wane
  • Absolute – Pure, Sheer, Total, Utter
  • Express – Air, Speak, State, Voice
  • Superhero Last Names – Banner, Prince, Stark, Wayne

Connections grids alter broadly and change every day. If you couldn’t break today’s puzzle, be abiding to analysis aback in tomorrow.

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