Wordle Postgame Report, January 12, 2023
GAMES OF SKILL AND CHANCE DEP'T.
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January 12, 2023, LEAPT, 3/6
I HAD A lot to work with after playing SALTY: yellow A, L, and T lined up in the middle of the row. Time to find new homes for them. The center seemed like the logical next stop for the A, but PLATE wouldn't work because the T was still there. LEAPT would work but it would be a dumb and bad answer, not just a verb tense but a British and/or antique one. LEAST wouldn't work because of the S. What if, instead of PLATE, it was PLANT? A sound, commonsensical noun, for a normal Wordle answer. The A and T turned green; the P and L were yellow. That left...LEAPT. The green letters jumped up and down in their dance of stupid victory.
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