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NYT Connections Hint: May 22

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The New York Times Connections puzzle for May 22, 2024, is yet another challenging but fun word association exercise. Each day, players are tasked with grouping 16 words into four categories of four words each based on a common theme.

While solving the puzzle yourself is always rewarding, a little nudge can go a long way. Here are hints to steer you in the right direction.

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


Today’s words

Today’s puzzle includes a diverse array of words that can be grouped into four categories. To change and get a better view use the Shuffle button and avoid wasting attempts. Here are today’s sixteen words:

  • WHEELS
  • PEELS
  • BEES
  • KNEES
  • SHELLS
  • GOSSIP
  • SHOULDERS
  • RIDE
  • HEAD
  • WHIP
  • SHUCKS
  • CAFFEINE
  • AUTO
  • INTERCOMS
  • TOES
  • PARES

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 21


Connections hint for today (May 22nd, 2024)

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

  • Yellow group: Think about a classic childhood song. It involves different parts of the body, but not in the usual anatomical sense.
  • Green group: This category focuses on a familiar term used to describe a car. It’s a quick and informal way to refer to your four-wheeled companion.
  • Blue group: These words describe actions that involve removing something that’s covering something else.
  • Purple group: Get ready for some lively words in this category. They might be trendy, popular, or generate a lot of excitement.

SPOILER ALERT!

Connections categories for today (May 22nd, 2024)

If you don’t want to peak at the answers directly, then you can look at these categories. These categories will get you closer to the answers of today’s connections:

  • Yellow category: BODY PARTS IN “HEAD, SHOULDERS, KNEES AND TOES”
  • Green category: CAR, INFORMALLY
  • Blue category: REMOVES THE COVERING OF
  • Purple category: “BUZZY” THINGS

SPOILER ALERT!

NYT Connections answers for May 22

If you cannot find the connections even after the hints and categories, do not worry. Here are the answers for today’s connections puzzle:

  • Yellow group: HEAD, KNEES, SHOULDERS, TOES
  • Green group: AUTO, RIDE, WHEELS, WHIP
  • Blue group: PARES, PEELS, SHELLS, SHUCKS
  • Purple group: BEES, CAFFEINE, GOSSIP, INTERCOMS

Remember, these are just hints. If you get stuck, there’s no shame in peeking at the full solution. But for those who enjoy the challenge, remember these clues as you tackle the puzzle.

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 20

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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