“Iridescent gemstone” – NYT Mini Crossword Clue – Answer and Hints

By | April 4, 2024

This clue "Iridescent gemstone" appeared in the NYT - The Mini Crossword on date 8th Dec, 2022.
In this article we take a look at the answer and explanation. Check below.


Clue: Iridescent gemstone
Answer: OPAL ( 4 letter )

Hints and Explanation

Knowing the letter count of the answer, along with the close hint, it should not take more than a few guesses to reach the correct answer which OPAL.

The word iridescent means visible colors of an object that seem to change when viewed from different angles. Opal is a gemstone with such properties.

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This particular clue had appeared in many more crossword games over time. Here is a quick list:

  • Universal Crossword - December 6 2023
  • WSJ Crossword - September 26 2023
  • Universal Crossword - August 17 2023
  • NYT Mini Crossword - December 8 2022
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