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Advice To A Musician With A 23

And not like the other groupies get to do, you may essentially be one but at least you’d be a glorified groupie. Like the groupie, other groupies want to be. Where the bottom feeders get a backstage pass or a good seat once or twice, being the lead guitarist or drummer’s girlfriend/boyfriend means you share perks due to the band.Also, your partner doesn’t have to hear about it every time people talk trash about their music, so protect them from those you can as often as possible.The big career-defining gigs, sure, but the regular performances at your local dive bar or coffee shops are just work. Your boyfriend/girlfriend wouldn’t expect you to come root for them every time they have to go into the office if they had a regular nine to five, would they? Exactly.

It sure feels nice to have bragging rights, like being the only one the talented lead guitarist has an eye, not to mention the other perks of dating musicians. But if you are a reserved person, what should count as a pro like there never being a dull moment with artists can turn out to be a con for you.What’s that saying about the best of creatives being tortured souls? Those who do music full time especially have pressure coming at them from different directions. The need to meet up to their fans’ expectations, not let their band down, finding the balance between making good music and what sells, and of course, staying relevant over time.

If you are looking for a relationship where your significant other puts you above all else, no matter what, you should probably take musicians off your list. The reason even the most accomplished ones fail on the romantic front is that they can’t commit their 100% to their love life and their music simultaneously. And given the choice, they will almost always choose the latter.For the gigs you do attend and the times their songs play out loud in your presence, prepare for the occasional unsavory comments from anti-fans. You’d think being something that comes with the territory that it wouldn’t get to you so much, but it will. Especially when you know how much work your s/o puts into their art and they are not nearly getting appreciated enough.

Don’t go into a relationship with a musician thinking you will make their music your whole thing unless you’re their manager; in which case I wouldn’t even recommend dating in the first place. Don’t be all up in their business either. Trust me, you don’t need the details of what goes down on tours. Sometimes, the less you know, the better.
Dating a musician certainly has its rewards, but it also means odd hours and conflicting schedules. They will be absent more often than you will have them around, sometimes even when they are physically with you. The better part of your relations will be trying to squeeze out time to spend together, and even then, you may have to settle for having company.Not only would it be unfair for your date to expect to see you at every event they play at, if they get a lot of gigs, it might also be unrealistic. Unless what you two have is a relationship so co-dependent that they literally cannot get up on stage unless you are there, which obviously would be unhealthy.

On the professional end, their managers and publicists will probably have it covered, but within the relationship, you may have to be the adult. Lying in the same direction might make you seem compatible at first, but you also have to be opposites in some ways to have any real shot at balance.
Back to the relationship itself, how are your massage and listening skills? While there will be instances of piled issues to thrash out with your s/o more often than not, you want to make the limited time they get to spend with you as relaxing as possible.

This is not to fuel the stereotype about musicianship and the use of drugs, but we all know there’s no smoke without a fire. (No pun intended.) So, if that’s something you are into, I guess that’s one more thing to anticipate.

This tool can help by uncovering hidden social media and dating profiles, photos, criminal records, and much more, potentially putting your doubts to rest. Do you want to find out if he’s texting other women behind your back? Or if he has an active Tinder or dating profile? Or even worse, if he has a criminal record or is cheating on you? Being with an artist, especially a full-time one, almost guarantees experiences that only they can give. Sure, you may have gone on multiple concert dates, but with this one, you know the star of the show is yours. Different locations, exciting activities and events, an entourage of the most socially dynamic set of people you’ll probably come across, and more.The mistake many of us make when it comes to dating musicians is holding on to only the good or just the ugly stories like it’s either fairy tale level or extremely bad. While the details might vary based on the type of musician and person you date, you will do well to go into it knowing what to generally expect.

Many of us have go-to music to remind us of certain times, but very few can point to songs that someone actually wrote for them. Many artists leverage the highs and lows of being in love to create soulful content, so yeah, you may get your time on-air even if they don’t credit you.
It’s no fairy tale, that’s for sure. The musician may write/sing you a song or two, give you special recognition at their shows, and moving with them generally guarantees lots of fun moments. However, it also means being the adult in your relationship, conflicting schedules, rowdy/randy fans, among others.So, you see, dating a musician is just like with every other guy or girl out there, just with a lot more need for support than you might be used to. It may not be the easiest thing you’ll do, but it’s not likely to be your worst dating experience either. Depending on you and what you’re looking for, of course.Dating in the music scene (especially when you are not an artist yourself), can be tricky, to say the least. When asked their position on getting with a musician, most people fall on either of two extremes: over their dead body or they will do anything to land one.My earlier statement on conflicting schedules won’t always be about rehearsal or even gigs. Sometimes, it’s their bandmates who need attention. Other times, it’s some big-fish producer they need to charm, and they will likely pursue both over you, even if they’ll feel bad about it later.

Take an interest in their music, but not in a flattering kind of way. Musicians tend to respect you more if you can constructively discuss their music with them without necessarily insulting or kissing their ass. Being exceptional at singing or playing musical instruments yourself is another way to go, especially when you have a unique take on it.
All good relationships make their share of concessions, agreed, but the possibility of you doing more of it is higher if you date an artist. If you are used to having your significant other throw their all into a relationship with you, for instance, you may now have to settle for stolen moments and sharing them with their crew.If your partner happens to find artistic inspiration in peculiar people who look a certain way, it wouldn’t be realistic to assume they won’t ever make that connection outside your relationship. Likely with someone who looks and acts like you did when you first met or better.If you think sharing your ex with their friends on girls’ trips or boys’ nights was bad, you are in for a rude awakening. Think of meeting them as meeting the doting ‘rents or anyone else whose opinion of you might sway your partner because it can. What’s more? Don’t expect the bandmates to like you right away, especially if your influence on him makes him lose focus.Unfortunately, if being a muse is what brings you together in the first place, chances are they will find another with time. Creatives need fresh perspective every time they can get it.

Another thing to make your peace with when dating a musician is that you could be the coolest in your field and still come close to your partner. Music has that age-old charm going for it, so honing how to make a complicated instrument look easy straight up makes them woke.
Musicians may differ in many ways, including their lifestyle, but one thing they all have in common is the need to practice. The more serious your person is about their music, the more rehearsals they are likely to have. A lot of these will happen at their place if they have a home studio, and it shouldn’t be mistaken for being free all the time.However, don’t expect to always love what they roll out. And even the ones you do like at first may quickly get tiring if you’re with them through the whole process of perfecting it from rehearsing to recording to editing, so you catch my drift.Even if music is your passion, too, have a separate everyday channel outside of your date’s career. Mixing it all together may seem like a way to get the best of both worlds, but oftentimes it just ends up leaving you in limbo.

You don’t want your boyfriend or girlfriend to associate you with more stress, or they’ll avoid you. The truth is despite how fun it gets on the road, they miss their loved ones back home too. And for a sleep-deprived musician who is on their feet or in a seat a lot, piling on doesn’t exactly scream keeper move.
We aren’t all made for the spotlight, but one of the best things about the music industry is the fanbase. Once someone starts making waves, you suddenly see people take more interest in their personal life, who they are seeing, and whatnot.We are all thinking it, might as well say it out loud. One of the reasons hanging out with musicians is always so lit is that the prospect of getting great stuff brings all the party people around. The more successful a band or group, the better the quality of plugs they attract.

Some people go with attending their shows or even as far as following them on tour. i.e., groupies. But you have to stand out among the multitude that also wants to get noticed by the same person by doing something the musician wouldn’t expect from an eager fan.This tool will do just that and pull up any hidden social media and dating profiles, photos, criminal records, and much more to hopefully help put your doubts to rest.

Perhaps you want to know if he’s texting other women behind your back? Or whether he has active Tinder or dating profile? Or worse yet, whether he has a criminal record or is cheating on you?
Even the best of them succumbs to these temptations eventually, but you have to understand it doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t love you. Half the time, they are just making art, and even when something does happen, it’s mostly a right place, right mood type situation. But if you are the super-jealous type, this will be one of the hardest pills to swallow in the relationship.Yes, there are multiple dating sites for musicians and music lovers alike. Many of them like Tinder, we have musician dating, Vampr, Tastebuds, Tendermeets, Clikd, eHarmony, Elite Singles, and more.

Musicians who play in bands are probably already in the most committed relationship they can manage. Since many of them live and breathe their music, they live and breathe it with their bandmates while simultaneously doing life and growing together.
More often than not, the exposure attracts more critiquing than you’ve probably ever had to face in your life, but if you’re lucky, they’ll adore you just like they do your guy/girl. Unfortunately, having your popularity tied to your partner can also mean going down with them or losing it all if you break up.A highly insecure person might not enjoy dating a musician because there’ll be plenty of chances to feel subpar. They’ll be surrounded by people who seem better than you, and to make it worse, they will actually throw themselves at your boyfriend/girlfriend, sometimes right in front of you.

Bragging rights. Great weed. A chance to roll with some of the coolest people you’d ever meet. Backstage passes. Claim to fame. Being with a creative. Never a dull moment. Most importantly, lots and lots of teachable moments.
They won’t always be love songs sweet though, musicians who tap into their real feelings can also sing about the less dreamy things you do that stay with them. Unfortunately, drawing from their life experiences to make music also probably means there’s a ton about their exes. And you might have to relive their time together every time they play, rehearse, or perform those.You may not be able to tell the next time you will get to be alone with your s/o, but you will at least be surrounded by enough drama while you wait. The reasons dating a musician is so challenging also conveniently make for a welcome distraction.

If you’re thinking of dating a musician for the money, think again. First of all, they are subject to the gig economy, and while they may have their high seasons, the inflow isn’t always steady. Sometimes all your boyfriend/girlfriend will have lined up are unpaid or low-paying gigs.
Let me know your thoughts on this list, as well as tidbits of your own if your boyfriend/girlfriend is an artist or you’ve dated one before. If you enjoyed the article, your network might, too, so feel free to share.This should probably go without saying since the actual art is what attracts most people to artists. But since we are putting things out there, you’d better get with musicians whose music doesn’t make your skin crawl. I mean, one of the best perks of being involved with creatives is that you get to experience them create something meaningful from start to finish. If you think seeing people throw their underwear at your man is bad, the negative reactions are way worse. When this happens, take it as part of the job and don’t always feel compelled to defend your date’s talent, or you’d just be empowering the trolls the more. These are stressors that can lead to mood swings, not to mention drugs, which only make things worse. Then there’s the anxiety and depression that are so prevalent that 73% of musicians suffer them. I’m not saying your date will be part of the majority, but get ready to support them through it just in case.The reason being all the points already made on this list and because fewer and fewer people are willing to stick it out in relationships anymore. Dating a musician will be an exciting ride for sure, maybe even your most romantic yet, but it may not be much more than that if you’re not one to persevere. The ability to remain in touch with their inner child, with little or no care for consequences, is a plus for creatives. They need to tap into their eccentricity to boost their imagination, so it’s not the worst trait to have. Nevertheless, it also means a lot of loose ends if they don’t have people “cleaning up” after them. Finally, before going all-in with a musician, you should know that the odds of living happily ever after while they still actively pursue their music are not great. Not that there aren’t artists who pull it off, but those are not the majority.Your partner needs the clout to stay relevant in the highly competitive industry, and that for you means you are only guaranteed your quiet moments when the crew is away. And that’s if you are lucky enough to escape the paparazzi.

There will be last-minute opportunities that’ll just be plain selfish to keep them from leaving you for, not to mention the usual late nights and long trips. There will be plenty of need to compromise in a relationship with artists, but if flaking is a dealbreaker for you, better not to bother at all.Just because they are not on tour or selling out shows night after night doesn’t mean you get your quality time on slow days. Of course, you can always sit in on the chill rehearsals, but your presence might distract the more serious ones, not to mention they may not be fun for you.

Even super successful artists who spend recklessly can end up poor, so always have a financial backup plan before considering a committed relationship with one. Also, be sure to set something apart for rainy days when you might need to chip in more than usual.
Between rehearsals and gigs and tours, you’ll quickly come to realize that these folks aren’t as laid back as mainstream media make it seem. But hey, that also means you value what little time you do get together more, plus stolen moments are nothing if not romantic.Advice to a musician with a 23 26 or 43 Across Crossword Clue NYT . The NY Times Crossword is a classic American puzzle. It is a daily puzzle and today like every other day, we published all the solutions of the puzzle for you. Anytime you encounter a difficult clue you will find it here. In case there is more than one answer to this clue it means it has appeared twice, each time with a different answer. You came here to getWe and our partners use cookies to Store and/or access information on a device. We and our partners use data for Personalised ads and content, ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. An example of data being processed may be a unique identifier stored in a cookie. Some of our partners may process your data as a part of their legitimate business interest without asking for consent. To view the purposes they believe they have legitimate interest for, or to object to this data processing use the vendor list link below. The consent submitted will only be used for data processing originating from this website. If you would like to change your settings or withdraw consent at any time, the link to do so is in our privacy policy accessible from our home page..

Taylor: The whole prompt idea was actually inspired by one of my favorite podcasts: “The Moth Radio Hour.” The Moth is a group that hosts live storytelling events all around the country. They host them monthly here in St. Paul! Each event has a prompt that folks prepare stories based on. I thought that this idea might be applicable to crosswords, as so many crosswords are themed. I also thought using a prompt to solicit puzzles was a fresh idea I hadn’t seen before, and thought it would set Lemonade Disco apart from other indie and mainstream venues. It’s actually quite tricky to come up with a prompt, I’ve found! It needs to be specific enough to derive a theme, yet generic enough that it could feasibly inspire many different themes that can all relate in various ways.Taylor: Tough to pick a favorite! Today’s puzzle is definitely top-5 for sure. I‘ve written a couple of Sundays for the Los Angeles Times that I am particularly proud of. One was a letter-deletion theme in which you needed to remove ME from certain clues to get the real clue. I was happy with the theme answers I came up with, along with the clues that read very natural on the surface, and cleverly disguised the nature of the theme. I also wrote a puzzle for Crosswords Club with Christina Iverson that had a JUMPED THE SHARK reveal and a fun gimmick of television shows literally jumping “the shark” in the grid. Matt: “Grids for Kids” is the most topical for me at the moment. I would encourage anyone who is interested in supporting a youth charity to simply log their receipt at to receive some awesome puzzles in exchange for their kindness. I really enjoy collaborating on puzzles, too, so if anyone is interested in writing a puzzle together they can find me on Twitter (@MF_wordz) or on the Crosscord Discord server. Taylor: I really began solving crosswords in early 2017 to get over a breakup. I was living above a bar, and I spent many evenings drinking cheap beer and solving both crosswords that ran in my local paper, as a distraction. A bartender got me into them, as he was an avid and skilled solver. It became ritualistic for me, and I was hooked on solving. Fast-forward to the spring of 2021, weeks before my daughter was born. I stumbled onto “Wordplay,” and after watching the documentary I was inspired to try constructing. It’s been my passion ever since.

When Matt and Taylor first showed me this puzzle, I was quite impressed by several things. I’m a fan of themes that use long, silly, narrative-style clues; it’s like reading a story in addition to solving a puzzle, and the resulting wacky images from their theme answers really amused me. What grabbed me even more was their surrounding fill entries. They held themselves to 138 answers, which is fewer than I typically use (I usually go with 144), but they spiced up their grid with fun and interesting non-thematic answers like AMSCRAYS, SPEED RUN, FIRE OPAL, DAY CAMPS, HAM IT UP, DO OR DIE, WAIT A SEC, GO TEAM GO, ENTER KEY, GERONIMO, CAT CAFE, IT’S A GOOD IDEA, CHOOSES SIDES, and THE NBA. To fit all of those answers in their puzzle while maintaining a fairly dense theme — with a meta-like answer to boot — is no small feat.

Matt: I look for theme inspiration all around me and I’m constantly jotting down notes of ideas to explore further. I’ve learned to spend more time on the front end to refine the theme itself, since it really anchors the whole puzzle, but once I get to filling a grid I try to lock in evocative bonus phrases first. I tend to lean into pop culture and shy away from dated references, and I prefer to use fun phrases over proper nouns. I also like to showcase my interests in engineering, fitness, outdoor adventures and action sports.

Matt: “Grids for Kids” took shape in September 2022, after a group of constructors, who are also parents, thought it would be fun to construct a puzzle pack full of parenting and child-related themes. We quickly decided it would also be worthwhile to try to raise money for youth charities. It was evident that someone would have to take the reins to turn this idea into a reality, and I volunteered to do that. I put out an open call to constructors who would be interested in contributing to the project, and I was fortunate to find guidance from others who have spearheaded similar fundraising initiatives. Namely, Nate Cardin (Queer Qrosswords), Rachel Fabi (These Puzzles Fund Abortion), and you (Grids for Good). We ended up with an incredible roster and were able to assemble a group of editors to spearhead the technical details of each puzzle. We officially launched the puzzle pack on Feb. 4, 2023. So, that was just shy of six months total from concept to completion.
Taylor: We Zoomed a couple of times to discuss and brainstorm exactly how we wanted to present this theme in the puzzle. Theme development, theme entries, fill, and clue writing was split pretty much 50/50. Matt: In 2021 I started subscribing to various outlets to begin solving crosswords more regularly, having solved intermittently since childhood, and I noticed perhaps for the first time that puzzles were coming out with many different bylines. I became intrigued at the idea of writing my own puzzles to exercise my creativity in a different way. I plunged down the Crossworld rabbit hole, looking for every bit of advice I could find and connecting with fellow puzzlers online, and I haven’t turned back since. Evan: Matt, you organized the charity puzzle pack “Grids for Kids.” As someone who has taken the reins of organizing a charity puzzle pack myself once, I’m curious about what the experience was like for you. How long did it take to put it together?Matt: I was initially inspired by the amazing constructors I encountered who publish indie puzzles on a regular basis. I owe many thanks to my mentor, Shannon Rapp, for encouraging me to take the leap and start my own site. I connected with Shannon early in my constructing journey, and her guidance has been invaluable. I enjoy making indie puzzles because I can tinker with conventions, like grid size and symmetry, and provide content I would consider atypical for mainstream outlets (unconventional themes, edgier clues, etc.). Writing indie puzzles allows me to hone my craft, garner instant feedback, and stretch my creativity. Plus, it’s a good excuse to write puzzles while I wait for submissions to churn through the queues of mainstream outlets.

Evan: Taylor, your website Lemonade Disco seems to take a different approach than many other independent puzzle blogs I’ve seen — rather than publish a single puzzle of your own on a weekly basis, you publish a suite of puzzles from a variety of contributors every two months. What led you to start a project like this?
Taylor: I think most of what inspired me to start this project was a desire to learn and practice my crossword editing skills, while finding a way to support our talented community of constructors. Seemingly, there are more folks writing crosswords these days than even just a few years ago, and only so many outlets for publication. Ultimately I wanted to provide a space for constructors to get their puzzles out into the world, and the best way I came up with to do that was to turn my puzzle blog into an indie crossword venue.

Matt: I love every puzzle I get paid for (ha!). I am especially fond of the puzzle I wrote for the Modern that ran on March 18, 2023. The theme — six 6-letter cocktails spelled clockwise in 2×3 rectangles, anchored by the reveal, CANNED COCKTAILS — is fairly straightforward, but it put a lot of pressure on the grid and it went through many iterations. Many thanks to Amanda Rafkin for sticking with me on that one and helping me polish it up.
I’ve also really enjoyed developing the project and watching it grow organically. One example of this: Early on I received a cryptic submission. Admittedly I am NO GOOD at cryptics and am ill-equipped to edit them to any degree. Still, I wanted to support this constructor, and so I reached out to my friend Steve Mossberg (cryptic extraordinaire) for help. He graciously agreed to edit the puzzle for me so I could publish it. Since then I’ve received at least one, if not multiple, cryptic submissions for every suite! Steve has continued to edit these cryptics, and has since come aboard officially as Lemonade Disco’s cryptics editor. It really is really a two-person operation these days. Matt: My oldest just turned 5, and she’s just learning to write and recognize letter patterns, so she’s not quite ready to tackle a puzzle on her own. With some guidance she did solve two of the kids’ puzzles from “Grids for Kids.” I read the clues aloud, she spoke the right answers, we worked out the spelling, and she wrote the letters in the grid. I’d love for my kids to adopt my fondness for word games, but it’s too early to tell. Right now they are into jigsaw puzzles, matching games, and Candy Land. One of the greatest things about writing puzzles as a parent is that kids can inadvertently spark theme ideas, simply because they interact with the world in such a fresh and imaginative way. Let’s hear from the constructors themselves. Please enjoy this Q&A with Matt and Taylor, conducted by email. (The interview below has been edited for clarity and length.)

Taylor: Same, my kiddos are still a bit too young for solving, (four-and-a-half and two), but they definitely know what crosswords are and that I make them! Crossing my fingers that someday they’ll find a similar love and appreciation for word puzzles.
Evan: You’ve also been publishing independent puzzles at your website Matt’s Word. How are you enjoying that? How is it different from puzzles that you have submitted to mainstream outlets?

Matt and Taylor bring us into a bizarre newsroom, with seven news anchor-style clues that leave out some important information when you fill in the answers. They’re phrases with the first letters buried in a black square, so the answers look normal in the grid but they’re clued in a wacky way as though the hidden letters are there.
This weekend’s puzzle is a guest-constructed crossword by Matt Forest and Taylor Johnson, a pair of constructors who live only 90 minutes from one another. Matt (from Rochester, Minnesota) writes puzzles for his independent website Matt’s Word and was the coordinator of the charity puzzle pack “Grids for Kids,” a collection of puzzles written by parents for people of all ages to benefit children in need. Taylor (from Minneapolis/St. Paul) is the creator and editor of Lemonade Disco, a website that releases a suite of puzzles from a variety of constructors every two months, and he was a contributing writer and editor on “Grids for Kids” as well. Their bylines have also appeared in other mainstream outlets like the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Universal Crossword, and the Modern Crossword. They’re both relative newcomers to the puzzle scene, but they’ve made a big impact so far.Taylor: I’m all about early-week vibes. My favorite puzzles to solve, and to write, are generally the theme-types you’d see in a Monday New York Times or USA Today or Universal puzzle.

Matt: The response has been great! We set out to raise at least $5,000 for youth charities and surpassed that in just a couple weeks. We plan to keep the pack available for 12 months, so I’d love to keep the momentum going through the rest of 2023. For me, the most rewarding aspect of this project has been the privilege to work so closely with such amazingly talented people in the crossword community; and, of course, it’s great to see so many passionate solvers showing their support by donating to youth charities.
Taylor: I’ve enjoyed so many aspects of Lemonade Disco. One that comes to mind is working with fellow constructors, especially newbies! Several folks I’ve worked with have been unpublished in mainstream outlets. Giving them a platform to start getting their puzzles out there has been very rewarding. In doing that, I’ve also become a bit of a mentor to a few of these constructors. I’m really working with them on all aspects of building their puzzles. It’s a good feeling to help newer constructors develop their skills.

Evan: Can you explain a little about how you two collaborated on this puzzle? For instance, how did you originally come up with the theme, how did you each handle filling the grid and writing the clues, etc.?
Evan: Do either of you make puzzles for your own kids, or have your kids begun solving other puzzles themselves? If so, what kinds? How has the experience of being a parent changed your own approach to building puzzles?Matt: Taylor and I had good rapport from working together on some indie crossword projects like “Grids for Kids” and Lemonade Disco, so going after a shared byline in a mainstream outlet felt like a natural progression. I presented Taylor with some Sunday-sized ideas I had been kicking around, and this one sparked his interest the most. We ideated on the theme execution and landed on this idea to “bury” the lead letter of theme answers in an order that would spell out a phrase, held together by Taylor’s idea to clue them in a newsy way to connect with the literal meaning of burying the lede. We pulled together a massive list of “beheadments” — words that form other words when the first letter is removed — and combed through it to create believable phrases with matching lengths in the order that we needed. We each took about 50 percent of the fill, going back and forth with screenshots until we were satisfied with the grid. We made a shared spreadsheet with all the grid answers so each of us could write clues, and together we chose our favorites. Locking down the symmetrical theme set was the toughest part!

Taylor: I have a few puzzles coming up in May and June in various mainstream outlets that I’m excited for, so keep your eyes peeled! And, as always, looking to continue working on Lemonade Disco. So, anyone who wants to participate is encouraged to send in a puzzle or query when the next submission window opens on May 17. Same day as the “game night” suite drops! Thanks!The clue and answer(s) above was last seen in the NYT. It can also appear across various crossword publications, including newspapers and websites around the world like the LA Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more.

For more crossword clue answers, you can check out our website’s Crossword section. We have a large selection of both today’s clues as well as clues that may have stumped you in the past. Our crossword team is always at work bringing you the latest answers. But we know you just can’t get enough of our word puzzles. Crossword puzzles are just one kind of brain teaser out there. We’re sure you heard of the ever-popular Wordle, but there are plenty of other alternatives as well. You can also enjoy our posts on other word games such as the daily Jumble answers, Wordle answers, or Heardle answers.Crosswords can be a puzzlingly good time for many. Whether you consider yourself a trivia buff or just someone who likes to try to solve puzzles, crossword puzzles can be a great way to pass the day away. But sometimes crosswords can just be a real doozy No worries because our team of puzzle experts has the answers that you need.It’s dawned on us that some clues may have more than one answer. Such is the nature of crossword puzzles. Fortunately, we’ve made a list of the possible answers for Advice to a musician with a 23-, 26- or 43-Across? crossword clue. If there’s more than one, then don’t frett because one of the answers will work. When in doubt, check our answers against your puzzle and count the letters.Don’t be embarrassed if you’re struggling to answer a crossword clue! The more you play, the more experience you will get solving crosswords that will lead to figuring out clues faster.