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What is a "Bingo" in the NYT Spelling Bee?

In the NYT Spelling Bee, a "Bingo" refers to the specific situation where all seven letters in the Hive can be used to start at least one word. This means that for each of the seven letters, there is at least one word starting with that letter.

A "Bingo" is thus a property of a day's puzzle, and not a specific achievement you can get, unlike in the popular word game Scrabble, where a "Bingo" refers to the act of using all seven letters in a single turn, which gives you a 50 point bonus. In Spelling Bee, a day is either a "Bingo" or it is not.

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