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.
Wordle today: Here’s the answer and hints for October 15
NYT Connections today: See hints and answers for October 15
Here are the clues and answers to NYT’s The Mini for Thursday, Oct. 15, 2023:
Protective ring around a castle
“Cogito, ___ sum”
“Huh, that’s strange …”
The answer is Weird.
Like sloths and turtles
Kitten’s quiet call
The answer is Oreos.