Wordle Puzzle on Thanksgiving Day Tipped Me Off

Why would the NY Times monkey with greatness?

Anne Emerick
1 min readNov 27, 2022

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Photo by Andrea PiacquadioOn Thanksgiving Day I noticed the answer to Wordle was ‘FEAST.’

‘Huh,” I thought. “That’s a weird coincidence.”

“No, that can’t be a coincidence!”

A quick internet search found my suspicions were correct. “NY Times Announces Changes to Wordle.” The big difference is that a human being chooses the word of the day, not a…

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Anne Emerick

Programmer by day. Author by night. As I put on running tights, I imagine I’m a superhero. Creator of Unemploymentville.com and No-Work Spanish.