Here’s today’s Wordle #323 answer plus a helpful hint for Sunday, May 8th.
Welcome back to another installment of “this is today’s Wordle answer” where I do the Wordle puzzle and tell you the answer, but not before giving you a hint. This one…this one was hard. I got it in three, but it still took longer than most other puzzles combined because of the final word, and I am wondering if it might trip you up the same way.
We were on an easier stretch there for a while, but these two weekend Wordle words are back to being hard again. We’ll see if anyone snaps their streak today, but the way this is structured, you might just be forced to guess until you get it with such limited options. Or you can come here and I’ll give you the answer for free.
Before I continue, I will pretend this is a Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness article and give you a big spoiler warning here in case you are here by accident. As for a hint before we dive into the actual answer? That’s a bit tougher. This is a weird word, one I had to look up the exact definition of. It sounds like something a rich guy in the ‘40s might say. That’s the best I got.
And the answer is…
Yes, canny. I mean like, I’ve heard it, I don’t know if I’ve ever used it before. So what’s the definition of canny? That would be “having or showing shrewdness and good judgment, especially in money or business matters.” So as in, “he’s a canny businessman” or something like that. Again, I don’t hear most people saying this…ever.
So, how did I get there. I started with my usual CRANE, and thought I was doing well because that got me the C and the N in the right places, and word that there was an A somewhere in there. I then guessed “CAINS” which…I don’t actually know what CAINS means, but the answer generator accepted it at a guess, so that told me where the A was supposed to go. Then things got weird, and I spent like 15 minute staring to trying to figure out the CA_N_ final answer with no other clues and not many missing letters. I tried CARNE but that’s another language so it didn’t even accept the guess. Eventually it was my wife who came in and guessed CANNY, but she didn’t know what it meant either.
So yeah, there it is. Did you give up and end up here for the answer? If so, thanks for stopping by.
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