NYT’s The Mini crossword answers for October 6

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. 6, 2023:


Something you choose to chew

  • The answer is gum.

Country whose name is a facial feature + A

  • The answer is China.

High, as expectations

  • The answer is lofty.


  • The answer is autos.

___ Peacock, character in Clue

  • The answer is Mrs.


“No ___” (invitation request)

  • The answer is gifts.

Biblical preposition

The answer is unto.

Willie with 660 career home runs

  • The answer is Mays.

Stop talking, with “up”

  • The answer is clam.

9 to 10, 10 to 11 or 11 to 12

  • The answer is hours.

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