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.
Here are the clues and answers to NYT’s The Mini for Friday, Dec. 15, 2023:
Scrollable part of social media
Little bit of snow
Detective ___ Briscoe, 12-season character on “Law and Order”
First clothing to put on, informally
Big name in headphones
They might be mutual for bankers
The answer is funds.
“Sesame Street” character with a rubber ducky
Lake bordering Buffalo
Actor’s line-reading mistake
The answer is flub.