The first one wordle the puzzle of the month might prove baffling even veteran players. Fortunately Newsweek is here to give some hints to those who want a little help.
Wordle’s simple gameplay has helped it attract millions of regular players who use its color-coded system to find the answer in six tries.
Green tiles are used to show the player that the letter is correct and in the correct place, while yellow tiles indicate that the letter is correct but in the wrong place and a gray tile means the letter is not in the word.
The word puzzle resets daily, so if players are confused, all they have to do is wait a bit for another game.
Creator Josh Wardle created wordle available for the public to play in October 2021 after working on a game for him and his partner to enjoy playing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When wordle launched it had some 90 active players, but quickly grew to have an average daily playerbase of over 45 million daily users.
wordle became so popular that The New York Times Company bought it for an undisclosed seven-figure sum in January. It was later moved to the publication’s website in February.
Wordle’s simple gameplay could explain how it became a global phenomenon in just a few months, and its meteoric rise can be seen in the following Statista chart.
But some of these players want hints and clues for solving today’s word puzzle and there’s no shame in needing a little help.
wordle #316 Tips for Sunday May 1st
Newsweek has collected five tips that can help you solve today’s tricky problems wordle word puzzle.
Each clue will bring you closer to the answer, so players who just want a little help can stop reading before more obvious clues are revealed.
Tip #1: Today wordle word is a verb.
Tip #2: The word contains two vowels.
Tip #3: The vowels of the word are repeated.
Tip #4: Today’s answer starts with the letter F.
Tip #5: Merriam-Webster defines the word as “giving up the pleasure or advantage of: going without”.
wordle #316 Answer from Sunday, May 1
The answer to today’s wordle puzzle is “give up”.
For those who found today’s puzzle a little tricky, they can expect a new one when it resets at 7 p.m. ET.
Players looking for another challenge can simply wait for the next word or try some of these similar games.