The New York Times has decided to remove today’s intended Wordle answer, in case players thought its appearance was an attempt by the newspaper to reference a “major recent news event”.
“Some users may see an outdated answer that seems closely connected to a major recent news event,” the New York Times wrote by way of an explanation.
“At New York Times Games, we take our role seriously as a place to entertain and escape, and we want Wordle to remain distinct from the news.
Back in February, Wordle also featured two possible words – after the New York Times decided to cull the game’s list of answers to remove some it deemed too obscure, or to be offensive.
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