Wordle Postgame Report, August 18


Wordle Postgame Report, August 18
Pop group called the Animal Kwackers seen here in a central London park. Left to Right Rory the Lion, Bungo the hound dog, TWANG the monkey, and Boots the tiger. 17th October 1975 (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images

August 18, TWANG, 4/6

The Wordle Postgame Report is a brief analysis of a game of Wordle, the five-letter-word guessing game now owned by the New York Times. If you do not play Wordle, Indignity encourages you to please skip thism. The existence of the Wordle Postgame Report does not constitute an endorsement of playing Wordle, of not playing Wordle, or of the New York Times.

THE GUESSES STARTED off in easy, nearly unthinking harmony: PLATE got a green A and yellow T, and then TRAIN made the T green and added a yellow N. Now to make the N go green, in turn, and maybe win the game: THANK. The N did its part, but there was no new green or yellow to accompany it. A harsh note of recognition: not H and K, but W and G.

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