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NYT Connections Hint: May 28

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The New York Times’s daily puzzle, Connections, continues to challenge and entertain readers with its clever and thought-provoking word associations. Each day, players are presented with a grid of sixteen words and tasked with finding connections between them, ultimately grouping the words into four categories of four.

Here are some cryptic clues to help you dominate the grid and solve the puzzle without exceeding the four-guess limit.

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


Today’s words

The game board features sixteen words and allows you to shuffle the word order within each category. Rearranging the words might spark new connections and help you identify the underlying theme. Here are today’s sixteen words:

  • WAXY
  • SOLID
  • EVIL
  • GENIUS
  • VILE
  • FLEXIBLE
  • LIT
  • WICKED
  • EASY
  • BEGINNER
  • OPEN
  • LIVE
  • AMAZING
  • SCENTED
  • VEIL
  • RECEPTIVE

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 27


Connections hint for today (May 28th, 2024)

Players can start to narrow down the possible connections among the words in the grid using these hints. Here are the hints to get you started:

  • Yellow group: Consider qualities that make things easy to work with or adapt.
  • Green group: These words share all the same letters but have different meanings.
  • Blue group: Imagine yourself calling out words in a spelling competition – what difficulty levels might you encounter?
  • Purple group: These words describe a candle, but not in the way you might expect.

SPOILER ALERT!

Connections categories for today (May 28th, 2024)

To give you a more targeted nudge, here are the categories for the May 28 puzzle:

  • Yellow category: AMENABLE
  • Green category: ANAGRAMS
  • Blue category: SPELLING BEE RANKS
  • Purple category: ADJECTIVES FOR A CANDLE

SPOILER ALERT!

NYT Connections answers for May 28

Here are the answers for those who are seeking them:

  • Yellow group: EASY, FLEXIBLE, OPEN, RECEPTIVE
  • Green group: EVIL, LIVE, VEIL, VILE
  • Blue group: AMAZING, BEGINNER, GENIUS, SOLID
  • Purple group: LIT, SCENTED, WAXY, WICKED

Approaching the NYT Connections puzzle with these strategies can significantly enhance your problem-solving experience. Remember, the joy of the puzzle lies not just in finding the correct answers but in discovering the links that connect the seemingly disparate words.

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: May 26

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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