Wordle Postgame Report, October 5


Wordle Postgame Report, October 5
Zhang Heng or Senkaji Choo, one of the 'One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Water Margin,’ stripped to reveal his full-body tattoos, about to kill the enemy general Hotentei with his sword, looks back at a supernatural flame appearing over the river behind him. Woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1863), 1827-1830. The Water Margin (known in Chinese as Shuihu Zhuan, sometimes abbreviated to Shuihu, known as Suikoden in Japanese, as well as Outlaws of the MARSH, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang in English, is a 14th century novel and one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. Attributed to Shi Nai'an and written in vernacular Chinese. (Photo by: Pictures From History/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

October 5, MARSH, 4/6

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THE MORNING WAS gloomy and soggy, but tranquil because school was out. I played SINGE to start, saved up for two days, and got only a yellow S for it. Next stop for the S: right before the end, in CRASH. Boom: green S and H, yellow R and A. As good as four green letters, really. Which was the fifth going to be, H for HARSH or M for MARSH? HARSH was more fun to pick, but the H cruelly came up gray. MARSH it was. Bogged down by the end game.

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