Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 21


Stuck on “Wordle” #520? Here are some tips and tricks to help you out.

It’s Monday again, but at least the start of a new work week also means there’s a new Wordle puzzle for you to test your brain on. And as always, we’re here to offer some tips and tricks to guide you to the solution. Our first tip: Keep in mind that the New York Times recently added a new word list and updated the rules, so plurals ending in S or ES will never be the solution.

If you don’t have the time to find the solution and just want to be told today’s answer, you can skip to the end of this article for November 21’s Wordle solution revealed. If you’d rather do the working yourself, keep reading for a few tips, tricks, and hints to help you out.

Where did Wordle come from?

Engineer Josh Wardle originally created Wordle as a gift for his partner. It soon exploded in popularity and became an international phenomenon, with thousands of players around the globe playing it every day. Some Wordle fans even created alternate versions of the daily word puzzle game, such as battle royale Squabble, music identification game Heardle, and variations such as Dordle and Quordle that make you guess multiple words at once. 

TikTok creators have even live streamed themselves playing Wordle, and the puzzle game eventually grew so big that the New York Times bought it earlier this year.

What’s the best Wordle starting word?

The best Wordle starting word is the one that sparks joy for you. However, if your joy is sparked by being strategic, we have a few ideas to help you optimise your first move. This includes choosing a word that has at least two different vowels in it, and ensuring there are a few common consonants such as S, T, R, or N mixed in.

What happened to the Wordle archive?

The entire archive of past Wordle puzzles used to be available for anyone to delve into whenever they wished. Unfortunately this treasure trove has since disappeared, with the website’s creator saying its removal was at the New York Times‘ request.

Is Wordle getting harder?

Though it may feel as though solving Wordle‘s puzzles is more of a struggle than it used to be, the game isn’t getting any harder. You are able to make it more difficult though, as Wordle has a Hard Mode you can enable.

Why are there two different Wordle answers some days?

Though Wordle usually only has one correct solution per day, the word puzzle game does occasionally accept two different answers. This is because the New York Times made changes to Wordle after acquiring it, swapping out some answers for new ones.

The Times has since added its own updated word list, so this should happen even less frequently than before. To avoid any confusion, it’s a good idea to refresh your browser before getting stuck into a new puzzle.

Here’s a subtle hint for today’s Wordle answer:

Today’s puzzle solution relates to logic and truth, and includes a relatively uncommon letter.

Does today’s Wordle answer have a double letter?

No, there aren’t any double letters today.

Today’s Wordle is a 5-letter word that starts with…

Today’s Wordle starts with the letter A, as in “All In” by Stray Kids.

What’s the answer to Wordle today?

It’s time to reveal today’s Wordle solution, so get your final guesses in now!

Last call to lock in your answer!

The solution to Wordle #520 is…


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