NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Wednesday, May 15

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


  • Jazz concert highlight – SOLO
  • Something a hitchhiker sticks out – THUMB
  • Really itching to get started – EAGER
  • Big concert venue – ARENA
  • Clutter – MESS


  • What fogs up a bathroom mirror during a shower – STEAM
  • Chicago airport – OHARE
  • Racing vehicles in the Winter Olympics – LUGES
  • Eerie signs of things to come – OMENS
  • Built-in feature of some tank tops – BRA

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