NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Wednesday, May 1

Love crossword puzzles but don’t have all day to sit and solve a full-sized puzzle in your daily newspaper? That’s what The Mini is for!

A bite-sized version of the New York Times’ well-known crossword puzzle, The Mini is a quick and easy way to test your crossword skills daily in a lot less time (the average puzzle takes most players just over a minute to solve). While The Mini is smaller and simpler than a normal crossword, it isn’t always easy. Tripping up on one clue can be the difference between a personal best completion time and an embarrassing solve attempt.

Just like our Wordle hints and Connections hints, we’re here to help with The Mini today if you’re stuck and need a little help.

Below are the answers for the NYT Mini crossword today.

NYT Mini Crossword answers today

NYT The Mini Crossword logo.
New York Times


  • So-so, in modern slang – MID
  • Section of a window – PANE
  • Ambiguous R.S.V.P. – MAYBE
  • “You’re ___ and you didn’t even know it!” – APOET
  • 10 are needed for a first down – YARDS


  • City hall V.I.P. – MAYOR
  • Under the covers – INBED
  • Specifics, informally – DEETS
  • ___ Johns (pizza chain) – PAPA
  • It starts today, and it starts 1-Down and 5-Across – MAY

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