“Identity for someone who may prefer platonic relationships, informally” – NYT Crossword Clue

By | May 19, 2024


Tackling crosswords can be a fun daily habit, but collaborating with friends can make it even more fun. Studies have shown that strong social connections help you live longer and improve your quality of life. Sometimes you need to experiment with different answers until you find the one that fits. This “Identity for someone who may prefer platonic relationships, informally” clue appeared in the NYT Crossword on September 8, 2023. If you are struggling, we have the answer for you below.


Clue: Identity for someone who may prefer platonic relationships, informally
Answer: ARO (3 letters)

Hints and Explanation

Platonic refers to relationships or close friendships without romantic or sexual features. Informally refers to something not formal or official.

“Aro” is short for aromantic which is a person who experiences little or no romantic attraction to anyone. So in this crossword, paired with other solutions in the grid, the answer turns out to be ARO.

Crossword Clues on Sept. 8, 2023

Here are the other crossword clues that appeared on Sept. 8, 2023 in the NYT Crossword.

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