NYT’s The Mini crossword answers for May 15 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 Wednesday, May 15, 2024:


Jazz concert highlight

The answer is solo.

Something a hitchhiker sticks out

The answer is thumb.

Really itching to get started

The answer is eager.

Big concert venue

The answer is arena.


The answer is mess.


What fogs up a bathroom mirror during a shower

The answer is steam.

Chicago airport

The answer is ohare.

Racing vehicles in the Winter Olympics

The answer is luges.

Eerie signs of things to come

The answer is omens.

Built-in feature of some tank tops

The answer is bra.