# Wordle #497 Answer, Hints and Hints for Saturday October 29 Puzzle

When Wordl First released to the public in October 2021, New York web developer Josh Wardle probably didn’t anticipate the global sensation it would become.

However, a year later, the game’s popularity shows little sign of waning.

part of WordlUndoubtedly, the appeal of lies in its simplicity, which means that it can be played by word puzzle veterans and beginners alike. Each day, the player must master a new five-letter word in six tries or fewer.

After each tip, the letters will light up, telling the player how accurate they were. When a letter turns green, it’s both in the word and in the right place. Yellow means the letter has features but not where you placed it, while gray indicates it’s not in the word at all.

Speak with news week in January, British native Wardle explained why his game is based on five-letter words.

He said: “There’s a reason each word is 5 letters long and you have 6 tries to guess it. This may seem arbitrary, but with the prototype version I tested different word lengths and experimented with the number of attempts players were allowed.

“Through this refinement process, I found that five letters and six tries is the ideal sweet spot. It’s just limited enough to feel challenging and thought-provoking, but more often than not people still manage to solve it. So, you feel a real sense of real accomplishment.”

In January Wordl was bought from the New York Timesalthough it’s still free to play.

Wordles The viral popularity has helped inspire a number of other word puzzles, including worldly and Nerd.

The answer to today’s riddle will be revealed at the end of this article, so scroll down carefully if you want to find out for yourself. To help you solve today’s problems World, news week shared some hints and tips on the latest puzzle.

## ‘Wordle’ #497 Tips and Hints for Saturday 29th October

Wordl Players can use these five clues to solve riddle #497.

Tip #1: The word contains only one vowel.

Tip #2: The first and the last letter are the same.

Tip #3: Synonyms for today’s word are “slander” and “slander.”

Tip #4: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines today’s response as “a written or oral defamatory statement or representation giving an unduly unfavorable impression”.

Tip #5: There are few words more frightening for a journalist. Except maybe ‘deadline’.

## ‘Wordle’ #497 answer for Saturday, October 29

The answer to today’s wordle is “slander.”

The next Wordle puzzle will be available at 19:00 ET when the daily update comes out.

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### Rick Schindler

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