NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Wednesday, June 12

Love crossword puzzles but can’t dedicate hours to solving a full-sized grid in your daily paper? Enter The Mini!

The Mini is the New York Times’ bite-sized crossword puzzle, perfect for those looking to test their crossword prowess in a fraction of the time. On average, players can conquer The Mini in just over a minute. But don’t be fooled by its size; a single tricky clue can make the difference between a record-setting run and a frustrating flop.


Just like we provide hints and solutions for Wordle and Connections, we’re here to offer a helping hand with The Mini too. Below are today’s answers to keep your streak alive.


NYT Mini Crossword Answers for Today


  1. Sharply turns one way … – ZIGS
  2. Wing it on stage – ADLIB
  3. Cloth for covering cuts – GAUZE
  4. One of 500 in a ream of paper – SHEET
  5. Things calculated at casinos – ODDS


  1. … then turns the other way – ZAGS
  2. State ID? – IDAHO
  3. Like those who can’t pull their eyes away from the TV – GLUED
  4. Evaluated, with “up” – SIZED
  5. Things placed at casinos – BETS

Whether you’re stuck on one clue or blazing through for a personal best, The Mini offers a quick yet satisfying crossword fix. Happy puzzling!