Wordle Postgame Report, July 13


Wordle Postgame Report, July 13
Three Men Watching TV - Vintage color photograph of a BLAND lounge, all in shades of beige, where three young men wearing suits and ties watch TV or read, 1960s. (Photo by Found Image Holdings/Corbis via Getty Images

July 13, BLAND, 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 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.

THE LAST THING I did before sitting down to Wordle was to tell the younger kid to take out the trash, so I opened with CHORE, and got all gray. PLAIN got a green LA and a yellow N, which meant that unless the answer somehow opened with NL-, the N would have to go in the fourth spot: _ L A N _. Obviously the word to play was GLAND, edging out FLANK. The -LAND was right, but the G stayed gray. The answer was some less good word than GLAND, then. BLAND: yes it was, and yes it was.

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