February 29, 2024

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.

Here are the clues and answers to NYT’s The Mini for Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024:

Across

It can be distinguished in the night sky by its reddish hue

Most common cookie in the New York Times crossword

Sheetful of cookies

Make some cookies

Annual Austin festival, for short

Down

Rowdy crowd

Most Saudis and Syrians

Charge a second levy for

A pair to wear

Chop down, as a tree