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 Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024:
AcrossIt shares the same consonants with “beer,” fittinglyThe answer is bar.
ThingThe answer is item.
“Oppenheimer” directorThe answer is Nolan.
Opposite of mini-The answer is maxi.
Winning tic-tac-toe lineThe answer is XXX.
DownStorage containerThe answer is bar.
Something split by OppenheimerThe answer is atom.
Calm downThe answer is relax.
T.J. ___ (department store chain)The answer is Maxx.
CancelThe answer is nix.