NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Tuesday, June 18

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!

The Mini, a bite-sized version of the New York Times’ renowned crossword puzzle, offers a quick and engaging way to test your crossword skills daily. Most players finish it in just over a minute, but don’t let its size fool you — it can still be quite challenging. A single tricky clue can mean the difference between a record time and a frustrating solve attempt.



NYT Mini Crossword Answers Today


  • Fitting – APT
  • Fake identity – ALIAS
  • Was really bad at something – STANK
  • Marsupial friend of Winnie-the-Pooh – KANGA
  • Another marsupial friend of Winnie-the-Pooh – ROO


  • Spot for wedding vows – ALTAR
  • Instrument that contains strings but isn’t a string instrument – PIANO
  • Dance it takes two to do – TANGO
  • “___ me anything” – ASL
  • Music genre that’s an anagram of 4-Down – SKA

There you have it! These answers should help you breeze through today’s Mini Crossword. Happy puzzling!