March 5, 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 Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024:


It shares the same consonants with “beer,” fittingly


“Oppenheimer” director

Opposite of mini-

Winning tic-tac-toe line


Storage container

Something split by Oppenheimer

Calm down

T.J. ___ (department store chain)