New York Times marks 1,000th Wordle as it fights knockoffs

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Wordle is definitely no flash in the pan. 

The New York Times on Friday marked its 1,000th daily offering of the its web-based word game, which took off in popularity in October 2021 — even before the company bought it from software engineer Josh Wardle from Brooklyn, N.Y., in early 2022, for a price the Times says was in “the low-seven figures.”

The once-a-day online puzzle has become a daily ritual for language sleuths who try to figure out the secret five-letter word in just six guesses.

The Times has promised the game will remain free, and millions of people continue to test their word knowledge each day. But the company has

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