NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Saturday, June 15

Love Crossword Puzzles but Short on Time? Meet The Mini!

If you’re a crossword enthusiast but can’t dedicate hours to tackle the full-sized puzzles in your daily paper, The Mini is your perfect solution!



What is The NYT Mini Crossword?

Bite-Sized Fun: The Mini is a condensed version of the New York Times’ iconic crossword puzzle.

Quick Challenge: Most players solve The Mini in just over a minute, making it a great way to sharpen your skills without a major time commitment.

Don’t Be Fooled by Its Size

Despite being smaller and seemingly simpler, The Mini can still trip you up. One challenging clue can make the difference between a personal best and a frustrating attempt.

Stuck? We’ve Got You Covered

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


Today’s NYT Mini Crossword Answers


  • “Jack ___ could eat no fat …” – SPRAT
  • Attached with string – TIEDON
  • One who’s wise beyond their years – OLDSOUL
  • Sports org. with an “octagon” – UFC
  • ___-Magnon (early human) – CRO
  • Olympic powerhouse in women’s gymnastics – TEAMUSA
  • For mature audiences, movie-wise – RRATED
  • Put clothes on – DRESS


  • Dark beer choice – STOUT
  • Steal – PILFER
  • Soccer penalty awarded for coughing at another player(!) during the pandemic – REDCARD
  • Streaming interruptions – ADS
  • “OMG, look at this baby hedgehog!” – TOOCUTE
  • Hospital staffers – NURSES
  • Units of laundry – LOADS
  • Month when International Women’s Day is celebrated: Abbr. – MAR

Enjoy the quick and delightful challenge that The Mini offers, and remember, even the best puzzlers can trip on a tricky clue or two