Wordle Postgame Report, July 1


Wordle Postgame Report, July 1
A new Ford PINTO, lent by Ford Motor Company to a local newspaper for consumer testing, burns as a photographer was photographing it for an automobile supplement. Firemen said the blaze was caused by faulty wiring.

July 1, PINTO, 3/6

The Wordle Postgame Report is a brief analysis of a past 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 this item. 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.

GLEAN came to mind, so GLEAN it was. Only one stray grain of positive information to scrounge up from it: the N was yellow. Flip it to the other end of the word and run a bunch of other vowels: NOISY. Now the N, O, and I were yellow. Whatever they were doing, there were two reasons already the target couldn't end in -ION. What if one of the vowels belonged at the end? The O? PINTO. The best-looking kind of pony. Instead of a bold pattern of white and reddish brown, or white and black, the Wordle row turned solid green.

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