The New York Times Games is the master of daily word puzzle games like Strands, a challenging version of a word search puzzle.

Strands has a whole new jumble of letters to try to pull some mystery words out of. In order to win this challenging puzzle game, you’ll need some luck and a good eye for picking words out of the seemingly random assortment of letters in the puzzle’s grid. If you are stuck on this in-beta game and looking for a hand that isn’t the in-game hint system, you can find a variety of help in the article below. It contains general hints, spoilers, and even the full answer if you want to see it.

The NYT Games Strands Puzzle #40 for April 12, 2024


The puzzle today has the clue You Can Say That Again! It has seven themed words as well as a Spangram, making a total of eight things to look for.


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New York Times Games Strands Clues

If you already know all the rules of how to play Strands and are just looking for general, non-spoiler hints, you can find those in the three expandable sections below. Each has just one hint inside of it.

General Hint 1

General Hint 2

General Hint 3

Spoilers for Two of the Words in Today’s Strands

If you are still stuck and looking for a word spoiler or two, those are below. Each section has only one word in it, so you won’t spoil too much for yourself.

Spoiler 1

Spoiler 2

The Answer to Today’s New York Times Games Strands

In search of the full spoiler for this free puzzle game similar to Wordle? In the section below, you can find the full answer including all the words and Spangram, as well as the locations of each word in this puzzle.

Today’s Strands Explained

If you want the full explanation for the Strands puzzle today, you can find out below. It explains how the themed words, the Spangram, and the clues all go together in this internet browser game.

Want to play? Check out the New York Times Games Strands website available on almost any device with a browser.

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March 4, 2024

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