NYT’s The Mini crossword answers for October 5

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 Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023:


Creamy French cheese

  • The answer is brie.

Cheese that’s not “badda”?

  • The answer is gouda.

Qualification on an iffy statement

  • The answer is ornot.

Like many internet commenters: Abbr.

  • The answer is anon.

Camper’s construction

  • The answer is tent.


Carried, as by the wind

  • The answer is borne.

Overly long sentence

The answer is runon.

“___ know about that”

  • The answer is idont.

Have some cheese

  • The answer is eat.

Cheese sometimes called chèvre

  • The answer is goat.

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