The NYT Connections puzzle today was right up my alley to solve. However, if you’re not as lucky, then this one’s for you. Keep reading as we break down all the hints, categories, and answers for the NYT Connections for January 30. With that, let’s begin!
Hint for Today’s Connections Themes
Let’s begin with some quick hints for the Connections themes today. Check them out and see if you can guess any of them.
- Yellow Category – Sometimes, you really need to hit with force
- Green Category – Do you read newspapers?
- Blue Category – These all look like a particular shape
- Purple Category – All found in a video game
Additional Hint: Have you played a Mario game?
We wish we could go into more detail here, but these hints are the best we can share. They are all related to the categories for the puzzle, so think hard before you scroll down below to see the exact category names. However, if you still can’t find them and need more help, maybe these tricks to solve NYT Connections will help.
Spoiler Warning #1
While this section included hints for the categories, the next section names them directly. Only proceed if ready.
Today’s Connections Category Names
If you still can’t figure out the NYT Connections category names, then keep reading for more help.
- Yellow – HIT HARD
- Green – NEWSPAPER NAMES
- Blue – CRESCENT-SHAPED THINGS
- Purple – POWER-UPS IN SUPER MARIO WORLD
We hope you can guess the words under each category now. However, If you still cannot and need more help, keep reading.
Spoiler Warning #2
The next section includes the answer for today’s puzzle; you will see all the answers in their categories. This is your last chance to solve it yourself.
Connections Answer for January 30
Are you still stuck with the puzzle? In that case, the answers to today’s Connections are:
- HIT HARD – Bang, Hammer, Pound, Slam
- NEWSPAPER NAMES – Chronicle, Herald, Register, Sun
- CRESCENT-SHAPED THINGS – Banana, Croissant, Moon, Sickle
- POWER-UPS IN SUPER MARIO WORLD – Feather, Flower, Mushroom, Star
As I mentioned above, the NYT Connections puzzle today was quite easy and actually up my alley to solve. I began by nailing down (pun intended) the Yellow category. Being a journalist, the Green category came naturally to me.
I did have some trouble with the Blue category but I ended up getting it after I recognised a common shape. In the end, I only had four words left. I got them all together, solved the Purple category and the NYT Connections for January 30.
NYT Connections Past Answers
We hope the answers above helped you solve the NYT Connections puzzle for today. However, if you stumbled here by accident, there’s a chance you might be looking for answers to previous puzzles.
Well, for such times and more, we have you covered. Feel free to go through our directory to NYT Connections for the last three days for all the help you need.