How to get your New York Times cookie

  1. Go to in your web browser. This will open the New York Times crossword puzzle page. Login if you haven't already.
  2. Right click anywhere on the page and select "Inspect" or "Inspect Element". This will open the developer tools window.
  3. In the developer tools window, select the "Console" tab. This is where you can enter code to interact with the web page.inspect
  4. In the console's input section, enter the following code:
    document.cookie.split('; ').find(r => r.startsWith('NYT-S')).split('=')[1]
  5. Press Enter to run the code. This will output a long string of letters and numbers like:abC90DeFGhuVwXyZ123...
  6. Copy that string of letters and numbers. This is your New York Times crossword cookie!!!! 🎉🍪🍪🍪🍪

That's it! Now you can enter that cookie on any leaderboard on the crossword leaderboards page to get your mini stats

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