NYT's The Mini crossword answers for February 20

Answers to each clue for the Feb. 20, 2024 edition of NYT's The Mini crossword puzzle.

NYT's The Mini crossword answers for February 20
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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 Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024:


With 5- and 8-Across, clothing-related idiom for something that's completely improvised

  • The answer is seat.

See 1-Across

  • The answer is ofthe.

Healing succulent plants

  • The answer is aloes.

See 1-Across

  • The answer is pants.

What the Mad Hatter serves at his party

  • The answer is tea.


Bar in the shower

  • The answer is soap.

Note equivalent to D#

  • The answer is Eflat.

Make up for one's past sins

  • The answer is atone.

This Greek letter: θ

  • The answer is theta.

Twisty shape

  • The answer is ess.

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