"Distress signal device" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 16 Oct 2023

"Distress signal device" NYT crossword answer is:

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A distress signal device is a device used to alert people of an emergency situation. It is typically used in maritime settings, but can also be used in other situations such as in the wilderness or in an urban environment. The New York Times crossword clue from October 16 2023 references this device, indicating that it is an important tool to have in emergency situations.

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