# Quordle today – hints and answers for Saturday, May 18 (game #845)

Your Saturday Quordle offers you another chance to redeem yourself if you've struggled over the week, or to continue your hot streak if you've been bossing this game like a champ. You'll find some helpful hints below, should you need them.

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

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## Quordle today (game #845) - hint #1 - Vowels

### How many different vowels are in Quordle today?

The number of different vowels in Quordle today is 3*.

* 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 #845) - 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 1.

## Quordle today (game #845) - hint #3 - uncommon letters

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

• No. None of Q, Z, X or J appear among today's Quordle answers.

## Quordle today (game #845) - 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 0.

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 #845) - hint #5 - starting letters (2)

• H

• S

• L

• C

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

## Quordle today (game #845) - the answers

The answers to today's Quordle, game #845, are…

• HUMPH
• SHARD
• LABOR
• CROWD

I love the word HUMPH; it has a lovely onomatopoeic quality to it. However, it might have caused you some problems in Quordle today, because it's not the most common word in the English language and has a slightly unusual format with a repeated H but no C, S or T, the letters with which H most commonly pairs. That aside, this Quordle is not too tricky, although I lost one guess to LABOR, going for VALOR first.

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

## Daily Sequence today (game #845) - the answers

The answers to today's Quordle Daily Sequence, game #845, are…

• NOOSE
• DROVE
• METAL
• SNIDE

### Quordle answers: The past 20

• Quordle #844, Friday 17 May: DREAD, USUAL, LOVER, SPEAK
• Quordle #843, Thursday 16 May: COVEY, TWEAK, DITTO, DECAY
• Quordle #842, Wednesday 15 May: ABUSE, MANGY, WAGER, AHEAD
• Quordle #841, Tuesday 14 May: FLUTE, CARRY, BULLY, PURSE
• Quordle #840, Monday 13 May: CRASS, NICHE, CHEST, PRIZE
• Quordle #839, Sunday 12 May: BLAST, FRONT, CLACK, EAGLE
• Quordle #838, Saturday 11 May: SPINY, FRAME, GOOEY, FERAL
• Quordle #837, Friday 10 May: QUASH, PERKY, ENSUE, HARPY
• Quordle #836, Thursday 9 May: WOUND, IGLOO, MEALY, PASTY
• Quordle #835, Wednesday 8 May: SEVER, GLORY, RADAR, SMALL
• Quordle #834, Tuesday 7 May: DEFER, BOUGH, MISER, MAGMA
• Quordle #833, Monday 6 May: STAIN, GENIE, LEVEL, RELAY
• Quordle #832, Sunday 5 May: GAZER, TWEET, FERRY, THUMB
• Quordle #831, Saturday 4 May: WAGON, QUICK, MURAL, LIEGE
• Quordle #830, Friday 3 May: NUDGE, CLASH, KNAVE, AGENT
• Quordle #829, Thursday 2 May: TULIP, PLAZA, DAILY, SINGE
• Quordle #828, Wednesday 1 May: ROUGH, SYNOD, POSSE, PARRY
• Quordle #827, Tuesday 30 April: STASH, FUSSY, REEDY, WALTZ
• Quordle #826, Monday 29 April: STAKE, PURGE, PECAN, PLANT
• Quordle #825, Sunday 28 April: LLAMA, CUMIN, CAULK, RABID