NYT’s The Mini Crossword Answers For October 9

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.