NYT's The Mini crossword answers for November 16

Answers to each clue for the Nov. 16, 2023 edition of NYT's The Mini crossword puzzle.

NYT's The Mini crossword answers for November 16
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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 Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023:



  • The answer is cab.

See 8-Across

  • The answer is cells.

Farewell that literally means "to God"

  • The answer is adios.

Doritos Locos ___ (fast-food products)

  • The answer is tacos.

With 3-Down and 4-Across, the human body makes around 200 billion of them per day

  • The answer is red.


Evergreen tree with sweet-smelling wood

  • The answer is cedar.

Wonderland girl

  • The answer is Alice.

See 8-Across

  • The answer is blood.

Pet that can hiss

  • The answer is cat.

Sound of sizzling bacon

  • The answer is sss.

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