“High, as expectations” – NYT Mini Crossword Clue – Answer and Hints

By | June 3, 2024


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This clue, "High, as expectations," appeared in the NYT Mini Crossword Clue on October 6, 2023. If you're stuck, take a break and come back to the puzzle, or read on, as we have the answer below.


Clue: High, as expectations
Answer: LOFTY (5 letters)

Hints and Explanation

To have high expectations refers to a strong belief that outstanding outcomes will be achieved. In education, it refers to increasing the level of challenge to which students are exposed and raising the standard of acceptable performance.

The word "lofty" can refer to something high up or elevated. Used in the context of expectations, "lofty" implies that the expectations are very ambitious. In this crossword, if paired with other solutions in the grid, the answer turns out to be "LOFTY."

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