NYT ‘Connections’ Hints and Answers Today, Thursday, July 11

Spoilers ahead! We've warned you. We mean it. Read no further until you really want some clues or you've completely given up and want the answers ASAP. Get ready for all of today's NYT 'Connections’ hints and answers for #396 on Thursday, July 11, 2024.

<em>Today's NYT Connections puzzle for Thursday, July 11,</em><em> 2024</em><p>New York Times</p>
Today's NYT Connections puzzle for Thursday, July 11, 2024

New York Times

If you've been having trouble with any of the connections or words in Thursday's puzzle, you're not alone and these hints should definitely help you out. Plus, I'll reveal the answers further down.

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Hints About Today's NYT Connections Categories on Thursday, July 11

1. What you might put in a backpack
2. Foundational
3. An exchange of some sort
4. Certain directions or information given

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Today's Connections Game Answers for Thursday, July 11, 2024:

1. SCHOOL SUPPLIES: PEN, RULER, SCISSORS, TAPE
2. FUNDAMENTAL: ESSENTIAL, KEY, PRINCIPAL, STAPLE
3. TRANSFER: GIVE, HAND, PASS, SEND
4. LIGHT-UP SIGNS: APPLAUSE, EXIT, RECORDING, WALK

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