"Having needles as a cactus" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

"Having needles as a cactus" NYT crossword answer is:

SPINED (6 letters length)

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The answer to the New York Times crossword clue "Having needles as a cactus" is "spiny". Cacti are known for their spiny needles, which help protect them from predators and retain moisture in their arid habitats. These spines come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from long and slender to short and stubby. They can also be soft or hard, depending on the species.

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