NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Wednesday, June 19

Love crossword puzzles but don’t have time to tackle a full-sized grid in your daily paper? Enter The Mini!

This pint-sized version of the New York Times’ famed crossword puzzle is perfect for a quick mental workout. On average, it takes just over a minute to solve, making it an ideal daily brain boost. But don’t be fooled by its size—The Mini can be deceptively tricky. One wrong move and your shot at a personal best time can turn into a facepalm-worthy fumble.

Just like our handy hints for Wordle and Connections, we’re here to lend a helping hand with The Mini if you get stuck. No shame in needing a little nudge!


Today’s NYT Mini Crossword Answers


  • Wilbur or Babe, in literature: PIG
  • Language that gives us “alma mater” and “alter ego”: LATIN
  • Writing assignment in English class: ESSAY
  • Something skipped across a calm lake: STONE
  • Crumb carrier: ANT


  • Gemelli, cavatelli or vermicelli: PASTA
  • Fighting words?: IT’S ON
  • “Fee-fi-fo-fum” speaker: GIANT
  • “___ Misérables”: LES
  • Bill known as “the Science Guy”: NYE

With these answers in your pocket, you’ll breeze through today’s Mini in record time. Happy puzzling!