NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Saturday, May 11

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

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New York Times


  • Uddered utterance – MOO
  • Events with dunk tanks and game booths – FAIRS
  • Facetiously big number – JILLION
  • “Finished!” – ALLDOE=NE
  • Parking area around the back – REARLOT
  • T’s, on tests – TRUES
  • Hits up on Instagram, casually – DMS


  • Duck with a dark green head – MALLARD
  • Big fuel container – OILCRUM
  • Baltimore’s baseball team – ORIOLES
  • ___ mignon – FILET
  • Wireless speaker brand with a palindromic name – SONOS
  • Peanut butter holder – JAR
  • ___ neutrality, topic of importance to the F.C.C. – NET

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