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NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Thursday, May 16 | Digital Trends

Love crossword puzzles but don’t have all day to sit and solve a full-sized puzzle in your daily newspaper? That’s what The Mini is for!

A bite-sized version of the New York Times’ well-known crossword puzzle, The Mini is a quick and easy way to test your crossword skills daily in a lot less time (the average puzzle takes most players just over a minute to solve). While The Mini is smaller and simpler than a normal crossword, it isn’t always easy. Tripping up on one clue can be the difference between a personal best completion time and an embarrassing solve attempt.

Just like our Wordle hints and Connections hints, we’re here to help with The Mini today if you’re stuck and need a little help.

Below are the answers for the NYT Mini crossword today.

NYT Mini Crossword answers today

NYT The Mini Crossword logo.
New York Times


  • Use a swizzle stick – STIR
  • Vowel sound represented by an upside-down “e” – SCHWA
  • Deck that contains a card called Wheel of Fortune – TAROT
  • With nobody else around – ALONE
  • Eye of ___ (witches’ brew ingredient in “Macbeth”) – NEWT


  • Do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-ti-do – SCALE
  • The first “t” of #tbt – THROW
  • “You can’t make me!” – IWONT
  • $100/night, e.g. – RATE
  • Persian suffix in seven country names – STAN

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