Wordle Postgame Report, November 22


Wordle Postgame Report, November 22
Monument to General San Martin, Lima, Peru, early 20th century. José Francisco de San Martín Matorras, also known as Jose de San Martín (1778-1850), was an Argentine general and the PRIME leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence from Spain. (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

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November 22, PRIME, 5/6

I GREETED THE ever-present morning challenge by playing PESKY. Green P, yellow E—great start. The place to try the E was at the end, with a consonant joining the P to start bridging the gap. That theory was right; PRICE turned green everywhere but the C. Almost done, except...was it PRIDE or PRIZE? Quick win or a slower one? I played PRIDE. Not it. Also, I realized, it could be PRIME. Was it worth dropping out of voluntary Hard Mode to eliminate more options? No. PRIZE? No PRIZE. At last, five turns in, PRIME went green. I'd pumped enough wrong guesses into the grid to make the answer come out.

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