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

This "DENSE" answer was first appeared in "14 Feb 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Slow on the uptake (5)". It was authored by Nancy Joline. Recently, the "DENSE" answer has been used for "19 Oct 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Mentally slow". It was authored by Colin Ernst. "DENSE" appeared 70 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "DENSE" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
19 Oct 2023 53D Mentally slow Colin Ernst
3 Sep 2023 91D Slow to catch on Dylan Schiff
27 Aug 2023 37D Like flourless cake Rich Katz
21 Aug 2023 70A Opposite of sparse Jennifer Nutt
24 Mar 2023 32D Like the element osmium Blake Slonecker
9 Feb 2023 54D Like a neutron star Alex Rosen
21 Dec 2022 42A Like flourless cake Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
27 Nov 2022 96A Like dumbbells Adam Wagner
15 Nov 2022 63A Slow on the uptake Sandy Ganzell
23 Nov 2021 32D Tightly packed Eric Bornstein
23 Jul 2021 14D Junglelike Michael Hawkins
25 Feb 2021 71A Impenetrable Dylan Schiff
13 Nov 2020 51D Like some forests and fog Sawyer Tabony and Ashton Anderson
29 Sep 2020 19A Tightly packed Ricky Cruz
9 Sep 2019 22A Thickheaded Dan Schoenholz
30 Mar 2018 43A Stupid Sam Trabucco
12 Apr 2017 26D Not too quick on the uptake Emily Carroll
2 Jan 2017 55D Not the brightest bulb on the Christmas tree Chuck Deodene
19 Jun 2016 30A Blockheaded David Woolf
31 Jan 2016 91A Unable to get it, say Yaakov Bendavid
6 Jan 2016 62A Slow on the uptake Jules P. Markey
11 Jan 2015 124A Like a neutron star Peter A. Collins
16 Dec 2014 12D Thickheaded Joel D. Lafargue
17 Sep 2014 24A Dumb as a box of rocks Zhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
24 Aug 2013 58A Not at all sharp Frederick J. Healy
8 Nov 2012 51D Like a copse Damon J. Gulczynski
30 Sep 2012 63D Like dunderheads Elayne Cantor and Victor Fleming
27 Jul 2012 35A Not getting it Joe Krozel
20 Oct 2011 45D Packed with ideas, as an essay Patrick Berry
15 Oct 2011 28A Like depleted uranium Joon Pahk
14 Aug 2011 34A Like a black hole Paula Gamache
20 Apr 2011 69A Slow on the uptake Michael Farabaugh
29 Dec 2010 3D None too swift Patrick Merrell
3 Oct 2008 27D Not very sharp Harvey Estes
12 Aug 2008 67A Not the sharpest pencil in the box Ray Fontenot
7 Feb 2008 62A Obtuse Kenneth J. Berniker
13 Jan 2008 77D None too bright Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
22 Feb 2007 64A Packed Mike Nothnagel
16 Jun 2006 46D Concentrated Alan Olschwang
8 May 2006 69A Thick Norm Guggenbiller
23 Feb 2005 22A Hardly suited for Mensa Lee Glickstein
30 May 2004 16D Doltish Brendan Emmett Quigley
29 Feb 2004 41D Like osmium, more than any other known element Patrick Merrell
24 Jan 2004 28D Packed Mark Diehl
30 Oct 2003 13D Slow on the uptake Patrick Berry
24 Sep 2003 13D Thickheaded Sheldon Benardo
3 Aug 2003 120A Blockheaded Jim Page
25 Jul 2003 14D Short on sharpness Michael Shteyman
28 Sep 2002 22D Unintelligent Raymond Hamel
24 Jan 2002 51D Doltish Brendan Emmett Quigley
31 Jul 2001 40D Not the brightest bulb on the tree Sarah Keller
17 Oct 2000 42A Thickheaded Peter Gordon
1 Jul 2000 45A Blockish Rich Norris
18 Jun 1999 13D Packed tight Brendan Emmett Quigley
5 Apr 1999 43D Crowded Gregory E. Paul
27 Dec 1998 104A Not too swift Rich Norris
12 Oct 1998 45D Impenetrable Richard Chisholm
30 Aug 1998 31A None too brainy John Wolting
1 Jul 1998 20D None too brainy Fred Piscop
20 Jan 1998 26D Thickheaded Randall J. Hartman
15 Dec 1997 6D Thick Stephanie Spadaccini
22 Oct 1997 55D None too bright John D. Leavy
19 Oct 1996 50D Not very swift G. Petgrave
29 Apr 1996 47D Thick S. L. Robbins
28 Jan 1996 48D Compact M. W. Perry
24 Oct 1995 13D Tightly packed Stephanie Spadaccini
13 Mar 1995 68A Crowded Ernie Furtado
26 Jun 1994 29A Impenetrable Nancy Nicholson Joline
22 Jun 1994 46D Stupid Arthur S. Verdesca
14 Feb 1994 53D Slow on the uptake Nancy Joline

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