NYT’s The Mini crossword answers for May 13 from Mashable

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 Monday, May 13, 2024:


Bit of threaded hardware

The answer is screw.

Cynthia ___, actress set to star as Elphaba in the upcoming “Wicked” adaptation

The answer is Erivel.

“To Kill a Mockingbird” or “Mockingjay”

The answer is novel.

Gobble (down) … or a winter accessory

The answer is scarf.

Class for aspiring U.S. citizens: Abbr.

The answer is esl.


Sight, smell or taste

The answer is sense.

Squishy shoes with a strap that swivels

The answer is Crocs.


The answer is rival.

“Never have I ___ …”

The answer is ever.

Gobble (down) … or a wild animal

The answer is wolf.