Today's Wordle hint and answer #689: Tuesday, May 9

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Wordle really made me work for my letters today and then made me work even harder for those precious greens. It looked like I was in danger of running out of goes towards the end, but it turned out I just hadn’t realised that today’s Wordle answer was already right in front of me.

Today’s Wordle hint

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A Wordle hint for Tuesday, May 9