Today’s New York Times Strands puzzle is a collection of seemingly random letters in a grid, and you need to find all the words jumbled up in it.

Strands has a whole new puzzle for you to try and figure out today. This extreme word-search puzzle is a pretty challenging one; even if you have been playing for a while and know the rules of Strands pretty well, this one can still trip you up. So if you don’t like the in-game hint system, but you still want some form of help on this one, you can find all sorts of hints in the article below. There are general hints to the puzzle, individual word spoilers, the complete answer, and even an explanation of how the clue and all the themed words go together.

The NYT Games Strands Puzzle #50 for April 22, 2024


The Strands for today is Character Class. It has eight things to find inside of it which includes one Spangram and seven themed words.


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New York Times Games Strands Clues

If you are searching for some general hints for this challenging puzzle game, you can find these below. Each of the three expandable sections has one clue inside to help you with the puzzle.

General Hint 1

General Hint 2

General Hint 3

Spoilers for Two of the Words in Today’s Strands

If the clues above aren’t enough, and you are looking for some word spoilers, you can find those below. Each of the expandable sections has just one word in it along with that word’s position in the puzzle grid.

Spoiler 1

Spoiler 2

The Answer to Today’s New York Times Games Strands

Stuck and want to see the full answer to today’s puzzle? Check out the expandable section below for the complete spoiler.

Today’s Strands Explained

If this New York Times Games Strands puzzle didn’t make sense to you, no worries. Below is the explanation for how the Spangram, themed words, and the puzzle’s clue all match up together.

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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