The Mini is a bite-sized version of The New York Times’ revered daily crossword. While the crossword is a lengthier experience that requires both knowledge and patience to complete, The Mini is an entirely different vibe.
With only a handful of clues to answer, the daily puzzle doubles as a speed-running test for many who play it.
So, when a tricky clue disrupts a player’s flow, it can be frustrating! If you find yourself stumped playing The Mini — much like with Wordle and Connections — we have you covered.
Here are the clues and answers to NYT’s The Mini for Thursday, Oct. 9, 2023:
AcrossWhat connects these four – NIGHTLIFE, CARDS, GOLF, EXTRACURRICULARS?The answer is Clubs.
Give money back toThe answer is Repay.
Foreboding signsThe answer is Omens.
Policy nerdThe answer is Wonk.
What connects these four – LOOSE, SPLIT, DEAD, BOOK?The answer is Ends.
DownDirector CameronThe answer is Crowe.
Sour fruitThe answer is Lemon.
Flip overThe answer is Upend.
What connects these four – FINANCE, SNOW, RIVERS, “AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL”?The answer is Banks.
Method: Abbr.The answer is Sys.