‘Connections’ Hints and Answers for NYT's Tricky Word-Grouping Game on Saturday, September 2

Spoilers ahead! We've warned you. We mean it. Read no further until you really want some clues or you've completely given up and want the answers ASAP. Get ready for all of the NYT 'Connections’ hints and answers for #83 on Saturday, September 2, 2023.

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The New York Times game resets every day at midnight, and some puzzles are more challenging than others.

Today's puzzle had a few words that could fit into a couple of the different categories, which made it extra fun to try to figure out.

So, if you're having trouble with any of the connections or words in Saturday's puzzle, don't worry—it's not just you. Let's give some hints to see if that helps before revealing the answers.

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Hints About Each NYT Connections Category on Saturday, September 2

1. Related to a certain sport

2. Related to self-care

3. How some people go swimming

4. What you might pair with a coffee

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Connections Answers for Saturday, September 2, 2023: American Football Actions, Manicure Steps, Au Naturel, Baked Goods

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Specifically, here are the words in each New York Times' Connections category:

1. American Football Actions: Fumble, Punt, Sack, Snap

2. Manicure Steps: Buff, Clip, File, Polish

3. Au Naturel: Bare, Naked, Nude, Unclad

4. Baked Goods: Bun, Danish, Muffin, Turnover

The fact that "turnover" and "clip" could also be football-related, and "buff" could be another word for naked? It sure made today's Connections interesting!

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