“Golfer’s errant shot #1” – NYT Mini Crossword Clue – Answer with Explanation

By | May 11, 2024


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This clue "Golfer's errant shot #1" appeared in the NYT - The Mini Crossword on January 15, 2024. In this article, we take a look at the answer and explanation. Check below.


Clue: Golfer's errant shot #1
Answer: SLICE (5 letters)

Hints and Explanation

In golf, an errant shot is where the club head strikes on top of the ball, causing the ball to roll or bounce rather than fly.

A slice is a golf shot that curves away from a golfer's dominant hand and also refers to a specific type of errant golf shot. So in this crossword, paired with other solutions in the grid, the answer turns out to be SLICE.

Crossword Clues on Jan.15, 2024

Here are the other crossword clues that appeared on Jan.15, 2024, in the NYT - The Mini Crossword.

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