‘Connections’ answers and hints for today, April 21

NYT Connections answer and hints for today

Depending on the day, Connections can be one of the New York Times‘ trickiest challenges to solve. A free daily puzzle game that tasks players with finding the link between four sets of four words, Connections can require out-of-the-box thinking to solve. But if you’ve found yourself stuck, have no fear – we’ve put hints and today’s Connections answers for April 21 below.

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For anyone who needs a refresher, the goal of Connections is to band the words that are issued each day into four groups. This is done by working out which ones have a connection – for example, the words diamond, emerald, sapphire and ruby could be grouped as gemstones, and would be a group.

There are 16 words and four connections to make each day, but answers can range from simple groupings (IE “food”), to wordplay or abstract selections. As a result, it’s easy to be caught out and lose your streak – which is why we’ve gathered hints and answers below.

Connections hints for April 21

If you’re still trying to solve April 21’s Connections yourself, here are all of the words in play today and some hints on what each group is.

  • Drum
  • Track
  • Symphony
  • Wig
  • Conductor
  • Wax
  • Cymbal
  • Ideal
  • Car
  • Model
  • Mark
  • Simmer
  • Example
  • Scimitar
  • Station
  • Symbol

With that in mind, here are four hints for April 21

  • Yellow: quality
  • Green: components of trains
  • Blue: these words begin with a similar sound
  • Purple: words that come after “ear”

Connections groups for April 21

If you’re still trying to piece everything together, here are all four of today’s groups.

  • Yellow: embodiment
  • Green: related to trains
  • Blue: starting with the same sound
  • Purple: ear __

Connections answers for April 21

Finally, here are the answers for Connections #315 on Sunday, April 21.

  • Yellow group: embodiment (example, ideal, model, symbol)
  • Green group: related to wine (car, conductor, station, track)
  • Blue group: starting with he same sound (cymbal, scimitar, simmers, symphony)
  • Purple group: ear__ (drum, mark, wax, wig)

You can check back for up-to-date hints and answers for each day’s Connections puzzle. If you get stuck elsewhere, we’ve also got answers for several other daily games – including Wordle, Framed, and Globle.

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