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NYT “Dukes” Crossword Clue Puzzle Answer from July 11, 2024

Here is the answer to NYT “Dukes” crossword clue featured in NYT Crossword puzzle. The answer is FISTS.

by Sangeetha

Updated Jul 11, 2024


NYT “Dukes” Crossword Clue Puzzle Answer from July 11, 2024

“Dukes” NYT Crossword Clue Answer

Let’s find the answers to “Dukes” NYT for the 11 July 2024 edition of NYT crossword puzzle. Answer Contains 5 letters. Start with F and end with S, and the possible solutions are FATES,FECES,FISTS.

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The answer is FISTS.

"Dukes" with the answer "FISTS" is a reference to the slang term "dukes," which means hands or fists, often used in the context of a fight or brawl. This term likely originates from Cockney rhyming slang, where "Duke of York" was shortened to "dukes" to mean "fork," a common slang for hands.

Over time, "dukes" came to be specifically associated with fists, highlighting their use in physical confrontations. In crossword puzzles, such playful language and wordplay are common, requiring solvers to think beyond the literal meanings and consider idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms.

This clue last seen in NYT Crossword Puzzle on July 11, 2024. You can also get all other NYT's Crossword clues hints and answers here.

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