Wherever you are in the world, whatever the season, it’s heating up in Wordle land — to 360 degrees! Look, we’re not scientists, just word nerds, and we’re celebrating Wordle number 360. And while we know that working it out all by yourself is the most satisfying way, if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we’ve got some tips and hints to nudge you towards the solution.
You can to skip to the very end of this article for the answer to the June 14 Wordle — or scroll down for a few general tips, subtle hints, and strategies to help you every day.
Wordle was created by former Reddit engineer Josh Wardle as a gift for his puzzle-loving partner, but soon went mega-viral. Thousands of people around the globe now play this game each day, and fans have even created alternatives to Wordle inspired by the original format. This includes music identification game Heardle, Hollywood nerd faves Actorle and Framed, and variations like Dordle and Quordle that make you guess multiple words at once.
What’s the best Wordle starting word?
We have some ideas to help you pick the perfect first move (or as close to perfect as you can get without just magically guessing the exact right word). Such tips include choosing a word with at least two different vowels in it, plus a few common consonants such as S, T, R, or N.
What happened to the Wordle archive?
While you could once play the entire archive of past puzzles, the archive was taken down at the request of the New York Times, according to the site.
Is Wordle getting harder?
If you’ve been finding Wordle too easy, there is a Hard Mode you can enable to give yourself more of a challenge. But unless you activate this mode, we can assure you that Wordle isn’t getting harder.
Why are there two different Wordle answers some days?
The whole point of Wordle is that everyone’s solving the same puzzle, with the same answer, no matter where you are in the world. However, occasionally the puzzle game will accept two different correct solutions on the same day, in apparent defiance of Wordle law.
This aberration is due to changes the New York Times began making after it acquired Wordle earlier this year. To make sure you’re always getting the same puzzle as everyone else, refresh your browser before you play — don’t worry, the site will keep your streak.
A subtle hint for the June 14 Wordle answer:
It’s a verb!
Today’s Wordle is a 5-letter word that starts with…
The letter A!
What’s the answer to Wordle on June 14?
The answer to today’s Wordle is…
Reporting by Caitlin Welsh, Amanda Yeo and Adam Rosenberg contributed to this article.