BENT is an answer for the NYT Crossword puzzle. Here you can get the history and usage for BENT in NYT Crossword from 1994.

This "BENT" answer was first appeared in "17 Oct 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Twisted (2)". It was authored by Jonathan Schmatzbach. Recently, the "BENT" answer has been used for "1 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Inclination (7)". It was authored by Jem Burch. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Inclination (7)". "BENT" appeared 63 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "BENT" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
1 Dec 2023 56A Inclination Jem Burch
13 Sep 2023 38A Flexed Guilherme Gilioli
9 Jul 2023 111D Like a spoon in a magic show Christina Iverson
21 Jan 2023 30D Disposition David Distenfeld
14 Oct 2022 54D Warped David Steinberg
23 Feb 2022 19A “Get ___!” Rose Conlon
12 Jul 2021 23D Like the wire in paper clips Kevin Christian
11 Apr 2021 12D Natural talent Dick Shlakman and Will Nediger
31 Mar 2021 33D Crooked Trenton Charlson
21 Mar 2021 128A Set (on) Julian Kwan
12 Oct 2019 61A Corrupt, in British slang Andrew J. Ries
16 Sep 2018 13D Tendency Joel Fagliano
6 Jul 2018 52D Like lop ears Robyn Weintraub
4 Apr 2018 24D Like the wire in clothes hangers Weird Al Yankovic and Eric Berlin
25 Oct 2017 73A Like a pole-vaulter’s pole mid-vault Jules P. Markey
14 Oct 2017 41A Like a paper clip Sam Ezersky
3 Sep 2017 71A Disposition Andrew Zhou
25 Feb 2017 36A Corrupt, in British slang Mark Diehl
25 Jul 2016 10A Flexed, as at the elbow Kevin Christian
3 Nov 2015 14D Crooked Brendan Emmett Quigley and Joel Fagliano
10 Oct 2015 53D Like some ears and rules Roland Huget
4 Oct 2014 1D Like some straws Julian Lim
8 Sep 2013 65D Inclination Pete Muller and Sue Keefer
21 Jul 2013 119A Inclination Tracy Bennett
10 Feb 2013 71D Inclination Patrick Berry
23 Nov 2012 48D Crooked Patrick Berry
30 Aug 2012 61A Predilection Stu Ockman
25 Jul 2012 59D Wacky, as humor Daniel Raymon
24 Jun 2012 49D Out of line? Elizabeth C. Gorski
19 Dec 2011 50A Not straight Richard Chisholm
21 Dec 2010 18D Out of alignment Alan Arbesfeld
26 Oct 2010 71A Not straight Chris Handman
18 Sep 2008 3D Having one’s heart set (on) Mike Nothnagel
5 Apr 2008 53A Inclination Rich Norris
12 Feb 2007 8D Not straight Lynn Lempel
29 Oct 2006 59D Angled Elizabeth C. Gorski
6 Aug 2006 52D Contorted Mark Feldman
3 Nov 2005 33D Like staples Byron Walden
17 Apr 2004 4D Inclination Brendan Emmett Quigley
29 Feb 2004 16D Like a shepherd’s staff Patrick Merrell
22 Jan 2004 32A Out of shape Roy Leban
16 Sep 2003 16A Crooked Michael Doran
10 Sep 2003 34A Propensity Patrick Berry
5 May 2003 42A Not straight Mel Taub
21 Apr 2003 54D Not straight Randall J. Hartman
29 Jan 2003 11D Out of shape Fred Piscop
6 Jan 2003 67A Having an angle Sarah Keller
1 Nov 2002 3D Bowed Joe DiPietro
27 Aug 2002 39D Like the wire in a croquet wicket Denise M. Neuendorf
16 May 2002 18A Leaning David J. Kahn
7 Aug 2001 55D Needing straightening Mark P. Sherwood
1 Mar 2001 1D Inclination Nancy S. Ross
18 Feb 2001 69D Twisted David J. Kahn
12 Sep 1999 118A Like some ears and elbows Nancy Scandrett Ross
10 Jul 1999 52D Propensity Rich Norris
15 Mar 1999 64A Not straight Elizabeth C. Gorski
8 Jan 1999 37D Proclivity Martin Ashwood-Smith and Brendan Quigley
4 Jun 1998 23D Flair Frances Hansen
27 Mar 1998 65A Predisposition Alan Jay Weiss
2 Dec 1995 28A Determined with “on” Rich Norris
8 May 1995 35A Natural inclination Deborah Trombley
8 Feb 1995 67A Propensity Cathy Millhauser
17 Oct 1994 40A Twisted Jonathan Schmatzbach

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