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 Sunday, Dec. 24, 2023:
AcrossChinese steamed bunThe answer is Bao.
Who you see in the mirrorThe answer is Self.
Elf on the ___ (Christmas tradition depicted by this puzzle)The answer is Shelf.
Having a nice breeze running throughThe answer is Airy.
Feature of a maps appThe answer is GPS.
DownKoozies keep them coolThe answer is Beers.
L.G.B.T.Q. supporterThe answer is Ally.
Not quite rightThe answer is Off.
Cruise vesselThe answer is Ship.
Sink under weightThe answer is Sag.