Wordle Postgame Report, November 1


Wordle Postgame Report, November 1
New porcupines at Griffith Park Zoo (African giant crested), 28 August 1951. 'Porky' is the bigger one (male); 'PINEY' female. (Photo by Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis via Getty Images)

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, not playing Wordle, or of the New York Times.

November 1, PINEY, 3/6

BY SUNDAY, THE Halloween candy in the drugstore had been moved to the racks at the end and the "Seasonal" shelves already had Christmas candy on them. Now in November, I opened with CARGO and came up empty. Fully reloading with SPITE got a yellow P, yellow I, and yellow E. If the I couldn't be in the center, it would probably go toward the front, and the word would be two syllables. Did the E want to go with a D? Wordle may accept past tenses, but that doesn't mean I have to play them before the better words are gone. Adjective: PINEY. Unbroken green, the balsam smell of success.

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