The New York Times Mini Crossword is a smaller, quicker version of the paper’s famous daily crossword puzzle. It’s designed for solvers who want to exercise their brain without spending a lot of time on a single puzzle. The mini crossword is just as challenging as its bigger counterpart, but with fewer clues and a smaller grid. It’s published daily, both in print and online, and is available in the same level of difficulty as the full-sized crossword. If you’ve been stumped NYT February 23 2023 Mini Crossword, we have all the answers for you.
NYT Mini Crossword Solution Guide
Below you will find all of the answers for the February 23 2023 New York Times Mini Crossword. Click/tap on the appropriate clue to get the answer. (We have done it this way so that if you’re just looking for a handful of clues, you won’t spoil other ones you’re working on!) You can also find an ongoing post of the latest NYT Mini Crossword answers.
- Flaco the ___, bird that escaped the Central Park Zoo and is now living in Central Park
- Ursula K. Le Guin's genre
- Shorts, but longer
- How something can be "Certified" on Rotten Tomatoes
- Writer Wilde
- Complain, complain, complain
- Some rides from the airport
- Sunscreen bottle inits.
- More or less
Keep in mind, the New York Times actually scales the difficulty of their puzzles through the week! The Monday version of the Mini Crossword is the easiest and most straightforward, whereas the Saturday version is the most difficult and often involves more wordplay. New crosswords are released at 10PM ET on weekdays and 6PM ET on weekends.
If you’re still struggling to solve your NYT Mini Crosswords, consider practicing with the Eugene Sheffer and Thomas Joseph dailies first. If you’re looking for similarly challenging crosswords, we recommend the WSJ Crossword and LA Times Crossword.