NYT Mini Crossword May 5 2023 Answers (5/5/23)

We have all of the answers to the NYT Mini Crossword puzzle for May 5 2023 to help you finish it up!
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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 May 5 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 May 5 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.

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Clue
Word before "golf" or "jockey"
In first place
Slowly eat away at
Number of stars in the Big Dipper
Total disarray
Mothers of fawns
When dreams occur during sleep, for short
Kitchen appliance
Works on an app
Jarful on a desk

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.

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