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How SAINE is arguably the best wordle starting word. Proven by math and statistics. Beating out common advice such as CRANE, and ADEPT
While it is not part of the answer list, it is a valid word. So it has a 0% chance at first try guess, but about 2% higher hit rate. Previous stats model, were limiting themselves to valid answer listing - hence the discrepancies.