from today Word has left some players scratching their heads, so news week has presented five helpful tips to point you in the right direction. And for fans who are still unsure of the word when it comes to guessing, the answer is provided at the end of the article.
The game, in which players from all over the world participate, asks users to solve the puzzle by guessing a mystery five-letter word, in six tries or less.
The puzzle is updated every day, with a new word that must be solved from scratch. Word attempts to help users find the correct word by using a color-coded system; each correct letter in a guess turns green or yellow if it is in the word but is currently in the wrong place, or gray if it is incorrect.
The origins of ‘Word’
The game’s inventor Josh Wardle, a software engineer, created the puzzle to play with his partner. He first started working on it in 2013, but went back during the pandemic and perfected it, naming the game after a riff on his own last name.
Wardle took the game public in October 2021 and it quickly became a global phenomenon, gaining over 45 million users after starting with just 90 active players. He said that he only wanted to offer a single game each day because he has always been “cautious of apps that want to consume all of your time.”
The software engineer sold his game to The New York Times for an undisclosed seven-figure sum in January 2022 and the puzzle moved to publication in February. The word game has become so popular that it has inspired a number of other daily games like the one based on music. hearand the one based on mathematics nerd.
‘Word’ #667five clues for monday april 17
news week has put together five clues to help players puzzled by the present Word.
Each clue is more revealing than the last, so players should stop reading the moment they feel confident they have guessed the correct answer.
Track #1: There is only one vowel in today’s. Word.
Clue #2: The word begins with the letter “W”.
Clue #3: from today Word has a double letter.
Clue #4: The word is often used as a term in baseball when a batter’s swing misses the ball.
Clue #5: Merriam-Webster defines the word as “a quick puff or light gust, especially of air…an inhalation of odor, gas, or smoke…crossed out.”
‘Word’ #667 Answer of Monday April 17
The answer to today Word is “WHIFF”.
Word is updated every day at 7 pm ET, at which time the next word will be available for players to try to solve.
But for fans who need something to keep them busy while they wait Word to refresh you can try these similar word based puzzles.