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NYT Connections Hint: May 20

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The New York Times’ Connections puzzle offers a daily dose of challenging and rewarding wordplay. Connections is back with a fresh puzzle for you to tackle. But even the most skilled puzzlers can get stumped sometimes.

Fear not if you’re struggling with today’s (May 20) puzzle. here are some helpful hints to get you on the right track.

Also read: How to play NYT Connections? Tips and Tricks


Today’s words

There are a total of sixteen words, and they are divided into four groups. Each group should consist of four words that share a clear connection. Here are today’s sixteen words:

  • CARPENTER
  • PUPPET
  • MAGIC
  • UNDERWEAR
  • TOOL
  • WOO
  • CAPE
  • BAY
  • CHARM
  • PAWN
  • MASK
  • INSTRUMENT
  • TIGHTS
  • SPELL
  • SCOTT
  • HEX

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 18


Connections hint for today (May 20th, 2024)

Here are the hints for today to help you figure out the connections:

  • Yellow group: Think magic and fantastical creations. What do sorcerers or wizards typically produce?
  • Green group: Imagine someone being controlled or influenced. What word describes such a person?
  • Blue group: Picture iconic superhero attire. What kind of clothing is a staple in the superhero world?
  • Purple group: This category is all about the masterminds behind action films: the directors.

SPOILER ALERT!

Connections categories for today (May 20th, 2024)

Each category’s difficulty is color-coded, with Yellow being the easiest and Purple the hardest. This daily challenge not only tests your vocabulary but also your ability to see connections between seemingly unrelated words. Here are the categories:

  • Yellow category: SORCERER’S OUTPUT
  • Green category: ONE BEING MANIPULATED
  • Blue category: CLASSIC SUPERHERO WEAR
  • Purple category: ACTION MOVIE DIRECTORS

SPOILER ALERT!

NYT Connections answers for May 20

If the hints and categories cannot help you solve it, do not worry; we have you. Here are the answers for today’s connections:

  • Yellow group: CHARM, HEX, MAGIC, SPELL
  • Green group: INSTRUMENT, PAWN, PUPPET, TOOL
  • Blue group: CAPE, MASK, TIGHTS, UNDERWEAR
  • Purple group: BAY, CARPENTER, SCOTT, WOO

So put on your thinking cap, use these hints to guide your way, and conquer today’s NYT Connections puzzle. Remember, the satisfaction of solving it yourself is the real reward.

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 17

Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: singhakash95@pm.me

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