Quordle today – hints and answers for Wednesday, June 5 (game #863)

NYT Connections today — hints and answers for Wednesday, June 5 (game #360)

Another day, another set of Quordle puzzles to test your mettle. And if one word game isn’t enough for you, there’s also the Daily Sequence variant, which challenges you to solve four Wordle-style grids consecutively, rather than concurrently as in the standard game – but while using the same letters. It’s all rather complicated to explain, but easy to pick up.

Want more word-based fun? Then check out my Wordle today, NYT Connections today and NYT Strands today pages for hints and answers for those games. 

SPOILER WARNING: Information about Quordle today is below, so don’t read on if you don’t want to know the answers.

Your Quordle expert

Your Quordle expert

Marc McLaren

Quordle today (game #863) – hint #1 – Vowels

How many different vowels are in Quordle today?

The number of different vowels in Quordle today is 4*.

* Note that by vowel we mean the five standard vowels (A, E, I, O, U), not Y (which is sometimes counted as a vowel too).

Quordle today (game #863) – hint #2 – repeated letters

Do any of today’s Quordle answers contain repeated letters?

The number of Quordle answers containing a repeated letter today is 0.

Quordle today (game #863) – hint #3 – uncommon letters

Do the letters Q, Z, X or J appear in Quordle today?

• Yes. One of Q, Z, X or J appears among today’s Quordle answers.

Quordle today (game #863) – hint #4 – starting letters (1)

Do any of today’s Quordle puzzles start with the same letter?

The number of today’s Quordle answers starting with the same letter is 2.

If you just want to know the answers at this stage, simply scroll down. If you’re not ready yet then here’s one more clue to make things a lot easier:

Quordle today (game #863) – hint #5 – starting letters (2)

What letters do today’s Quordle answers start with?

• Q

• L

• L

• S

Right, the answers are below, so DO NOT SCROLL ANY FURTHER IF YOU DON’T WANT TO SEE THEM.

Quordle today (game #863) – the answers

Quordle answers for game 863 on a yellow background

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The answers to today’s Quordle, game #863, are…

This is a potentially difficult Quordle, depending on your strategy. There are no repeated letters, but there is an uncommon Q in QUITE, plus LYMPH and SIGMA have uncommon spellings. 

What do I mean by that? Well, Y is generally found at the end of a word rather than in the middle, and LYMPH is also a very rare word in that it contains no vowels – or at least that’s the case if you don’t consider Y to be one. Opinion is split on that; clearly Y acts as a vowel here, but some sources state that only A, E, I, O and U are really vowels. Y sometimes makes a vowel sound, but it’s really a consonant. 

Anyway, a word without any of the five standard vowels is uncommon. As far as SIGMA goes, A at the end is also uncommon. So, a complicated Quordle that you’ll have done well to solve today.

How did you do today? Send me an email and let me know.


Daily Sequence today (game #863) – the answers

Quordle daily sequence answers for game 863 on a yellow background

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The answers to today’s Quordle Daily Sequence, game #863, are…


Quordle answers: The past 20

  • Quordle #862, Tuesday 4 June: SCORN, REIGN, EPOCH, FIGHT
  • Quordle #861, Monday 3 June: BUILT, FRIED, LEERY, JAZZY
  • Quordle #860, Sunday 2 June: WHISK, PUSHY, PINKY, AMITY
  • Quordle #859, Saturday 1 June: DODGY, LIBEL, LANCE, GROIN
  • Quordle #858, Friday 31 May: BRAWN, CINCH, WHOSE, GUESS
  • Quordle #857, Thursday 30 May: DEBIT, HATER, PHOTO, SPIKE
  • Quordle #856, Wednesday 29 May: CRUMB, MACRO, WHEEL, COMMA
  • Quordle #855, Tuesday 28 May: MARRY, DUTCH, BRINE, TACIT
  • Quordle #854, Monday 27 May: PHOTO, LURID, PURGE, EMCEE
  • Quordle #853, Sunday 26 May: BRINK, ALLEY, FENCE, GUILT
  • Quordle #852, Saturday 25 May: CREST, SLICK, RATTY, SPURT
  • Quordle #851, Friday 24 May: COPSE, STINT, SPIRE, IONIC
  • Quordle #850, Thursday 23 May: MOLDY, REBEL, SPORT, MECCA
  • Quordle #849, Wednesday 22 May: BLAST, USAGE, AUDIO, DETOX
  • Quordle #848, Tuesday 21 May: NUDGE, OVINE, STRIP, TABOO
  • Quordle #847, Monday 20 May: FORCE, SPREE, CACHE, RADII
  • Quordle #846, Sunday 19 May: ALIKE, USHER, FLAKE, SUAVE 
  • Quordle #845, Saturday 18 May: HUMPH, SHARD, LABOR, CROWD
  • Quordle #844, Friday 17 May: DREAD, USUAL, LOVER, SPEAK
  • Quordle #843, Thursday 16 May: COVEY, TWEAK, DITTO, DECAY

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