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NYT Connections Hint: June 16

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If you’re a puzzle enthusiast, the New York Times’s Connections is likely a staple in your daily routine. This word association game challenges players to group a list of words into sets based on a common theme. With each day presenting a new puzzle, it’s not uncommon to find yourself stumped.

Looking for a nudge to get started on today’s puzzle? Here are some hints to steer you in the right direction.

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


Today’s words

If you’re new to the game, it challenges you to connect 16 words into four groups based on a hidden theme. Each group is color-coded for difficulty, with yellow being the easiest and purple the trickiest. Here are today’s 16 words:

  • FISH
  • BUSH
  • FLAMINGO
  • SHAPE
  • FOUNTAIN
  • FOLK
  • COUNTRY
  • FAIRY
  • GNOME
  • STATE
  • TALL
  • STICKS
  • FORM
  • WOODS
  • PINWHEEL
  • CONDITION

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: June 15


Connections hint for today (June 16th, 2024)

Today’s puzzle, similar to many others, centers on uncovering the subtle links between words that appear unrelated at first glance. Here are a few hints to help you begin:

  • Yellow group: This category deals with the current state of affairs. Think about words that describe situations or circumstances.
  • Green group: Think about places. Today’s green category might take you to remote, rural areas.
  • Blue group: These words might add a touch of charm to your yard.
  • Purple group: This category centers around a particular type of tale.

SPOILER ALERT!

Connections categories for today (June 16th, 2024)

If you’re finding today’s puzzle challenging, here’s a hint about the categories you’ll encounter, without giving away the specific words:

  • Yellow category: CURRENT SITUATION
  • Green category: REMOTE RURAL AREA
  • Blue category: CLASSIC LAWN ORNAMENTS
  • Purple category:___ TALE

SPOILER ALERT!

NYT Connections answers for June 16th

If you’re completely stuck, there’s no harm in taking a peek at the answers. Here are the solutions for today’s NYT Connections puzzle:

  • Yellow group: CONDITION, FORM, SHAPE, STATE
  • Green group: BUSH, COUNTRY, STICKS, WOODS
  • Blue group: FLAMINGO, FOUNTAIN, GNOME, PINWHEEL
  • Purple group: FAIRY, FISH, FOLK, TALL

NYT Connections is a fantastic way to sharpen your cognitive skills and expand your vocabulary. With a little practice and strategic thinking, you’ll find yourself solving these puzzles with increasing ease.

Also read: NYT Connections Hint: June 13

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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