Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 13
There’s a brand new Wordle, and some brand new rules to go with it: The New York Times has made some big changes to the word list this week, which will no longer be based on the original game’s list. You can read all about them in detail here, but the gist is that the list will no longer includes regular plurals (the kind ending in ES or S), so the answer will never be FOXES but it might be GEESE. The Times joked that yes, you’ll finally be able to blame them for the harder days. If you get stuck on today’s puzzle, we’re here to help with handy hints, as we are every day.
If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this article for November 13’s Wordle solution, for puzzle #512. If you’d rather work through it yourself, keep reading for some tips, tricks, and clues.
The goal of Wordle is to have fun, and there’s no right way to have fun. Just choose whatever starting word feels right to you, and don’t let anyone shame you for it. However, if you want to take a more strategic approach, we have a few ideas to help you pick a word that will spark joy. One tip is to select a word that includes at least two different vowels, plus some common consonants like S, T, R, or N.