Here's what's behind the Wordle c-r-a-z-e

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In Wordle, you have six guesses to figure out the five-letter word. James Doubek/NPR

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A simple word game is the newest social media and pop culture phenomenon: Wordle.

The task is to guess a five-letter word. You have six tries. After each guess, the tiles change colors to show which letters are not in the word (gray), which letters are in the word but in the wrong position (yellow) and which ones are correctly in the word and in the right position

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