“Position with security” – the NYT Crossword Clue – Answer and Hints

By | May 6, 2024


Some studies have shown that doing crossword puzzles can help stave off memory loss and even Alzheimer’s in some cases. Scientists recommend that crossword puzzles or any activity that challenges our minds is good for the brain and overall health. Some clues will be easier than others and if you find one too challenging we can help you out with the answer below.

This clue “Position with security” appeared in the NYT Crossword on February 17, 2024. If you are struggling with the clue, we have the answer for you below.


Clue: Position with security
Answer: STEADYGIG (9 letters)

Hints and Explanation

A position can refer to a specific role in an organization or a job description but can also mean being put in a certain place.
Security can mean feeling safe or protected or financial independence.

STEADYGIG is slang for a stable or permanent employment, so in this crossword, paired with other solutions in the grid, this is what the answer turns out to be.

Crossword Clues on Feb. 17, 2024

Here are the other crossword clues that appeared on Feb. 17, 2024 in the NYT Crossword.

  • "Not that much"
  • Floor
  • Chips flavor
  • Junot ___, author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"
  • Dull
  • "Golly!"
  • "Sure, lemme deal with this first, though"
  • Publicity, so to speak
  • Site of a famous flag-raising
  • Maternity ward staffers, informally
  • Weight
  • Like communal property
  • Test-taking no-nos
  • Southern side dish
  • Look within oneself
  • Move laterally
  • Head for the toilet, say?
  • Lays down some ground rolls?
  • Apartment units
  • Japanese/Italian fusion dish
  • Barbie and Ken, e.g.
  • Letters on a bow
  • Some home installations, in brief
  • Headache helper
  • Fish often served tartare
  • Most Broadway theaters have two of these
  • Lead-in to plane
  • Currently
  • Cut
  • Drinks are on me!
  • Chewed (out)
  • Poster's place
  • Order that comes with a wide straw
  • Tot's scratches
  • Very rough, as an experience
  • Playground comeback
  • Rapper ___ Cat
  • Finished, colloquially
  • "You're tempting fate!"
  • Creepy quality
  • "___ seguro?" ("Are you sure?": Sp.)
  • Bug that sounds like it was in the air?
  • Cool, in old lingo
  • Construction materials named after a capital?
  • Going after the big bucks, say
  • Important contacts
  • Predicament
  • Source of a foul odor when wool is washed
  • Headliner
  • Major Manhattan thoroughfare, informally
  • N.B.A. team that shares an arena with the N.H.L.'s Stars, familiarly
  • Barrel material
  • Makes quiet, in a way
  • Speed skater Johann ___ Koss, winner of four Olympic golds
  • Half and half
  • Like some shows and bands
  • Handling things
  • Small part of a window
  • Creature catcher in gaming
  • Defensive football plays, informally
  • Made a lap, say
  • "Tsk, tsk," in textspeak
  • Grumpy companion
  • Show with a Joke Swap segment, in brief
  • Palate cleanser in a multicourse French meal
  • Pole used for extending a sail
  • Nickname for Time's 2023 Person of the Year
  • "Cya!"
  • Port letters
  • Goggles that aren't meant to go underwater
  • Traditional wedding dish in southern Italy, hence its literal translation ("brides")

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