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NYT Connections Hint: June 12

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The New York Times daily puzzle Connections offers a stimulating mental workout for puzzle enthusiasts. It challenges players to identify groups of four items that share a common bond. The puzzle is known for its subtle clues and sometimes deceptive connections, making it a delightful yet challenging brain teaser.

If you need some help with today’s puzzle, here are some helpful hints.

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


Today’s words

In Connections, you are presented with a grid of 16 words or phrases. Your task is to sort these words into four groups of four, each connected by a common theme. The themes can be anything from synonyms and antonyms to more obscure relationships like shared initials or thematic links. Here are today’s words:

  • DUMBO
  • E.T.
  • MY LEFT FOOT
  • DOGMA
  • THE GREEN MILE
  • BEETLEJUICE
  • WALL STREET
  • KILL BILL
  • CHINATOWN
  • FRIGHT NIGHT
  • FOXY BROWN
  • HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
  • OCTOPUSSY
  • THE LONGEST YARD
  • BE KIND REWIND
  • MANHATTAN

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: June 11


Connections hint for today (June 12th, 2024)

Without revealing the exact answers, here are some nudges to get you closer to solving today’s puzzle:

  • Yellow group: This category features places you might recognise but with a twist. Think landmarks or neighbourhoods in New York City.
  • Green group: These titles share a musical quality. Look for words that rhyme at the end.
  • Blue group: The answer to this category lies in how things are quantified. Words related to units of measurement will connect this group.
  • Purple group: The first letter of each word might give you a clue about what you’d find in a zoo or aquarium.

SPOILER ALERT!

Connections categories for today (June 12th, 2024)

Just like any other day today’s puzzle features four distinct categories. Here are the revealed categories for today’s puzzle:

  • Yellow category: PLACES IN NEW YORK CITY
  • Green category: RHYMING TITLES
  • Blue category: ENDING IN UNITS OF MEASUREMENT
  • Purple category: STARTING WITH ANIMALS

SPOILER ALERT!

NYT Connections answers for June 12th

If you’re feeling extra stumped, you can always take a sneak peek at the full solution to today’s NYT Connections puzzle.

  • Yellow group: CHINATOWN, DUMBO, MANHATTAN, WALLSTREET
  • Green group: BE KIND REWIND, E.T., FRIGHT NIGHT, KILL BILL
  • Blue group: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, MY LEFT FOOT, THE GREEN MILE, THE LONGEST YARD
  • Purple group: BEETLEJUICE, DOGMA, FOXY BROWN, OCTOPUSSY

Use these hints to strategically fill out the grid. Look for connections between the words in each row and column that correspond to the category theme. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different combinations and refer back to the hints if you get stuck.

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: June 10

Akash Singh

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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