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Most popular words by length

The 10 most popular answer words of each length in the Shortz Era

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LengthCountWords
3 letters507ERA
430ERE
421ONE
403ELI
396ORE
374ALE ALI ATE
362ETA
355ARE
4 letters453AREA
379ERIE
354ALOE
327EDEN
323ARIA
318ANTE
310ELSE
276IDEA
275OREO
259ANTI
5 letters252ARENA
237ERASE
203EERIE
174OPERA
167IRENE
166ENTER
149AROMA
146IRATE
145ALONE ERATO
6 letters94ESTATE
92TSETSE
84ELAINE
81ATEASE
80ODESSA
79STEREO
71ARARAT
67ENAMEL
66ORIOLE
60ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
40ASARULE
37ATLANTA
36ETERNAL
34ELEANOR ESSENCE ESTATES
33ENTENTE
32INERTIA
30ALIENEE ALSORAN EDASNER ERASURE
8 letters31ONEONONE
24ALOEVERA
22AREACODE
20EGOMANIA ETCETERA
19ALACARTE ALTEREGO INASENSE ONELINER OPERETTA ORATORIO
9 letters15ILLATEASE
14ASIAMINOR
13AREACODES CLEOPATRA
12AMERICANA HOLEINONE
11ARISTOTLE DEARSANTA ERIECANAL SORELOSER
10 letters14OPENSESAME
13ITALIANICE
12ONEATATIME
10ALOHASTATE
9ANNABELLEE EVENSTEVEN OVALOFFICE SOURGRAPES
8DONQUIXOTE EASTORANGE EISENHOWER PAPERTIGER PIRATESHIP RABBITEARS SANTACLAUS
11 letters8BANANASPLIT
7GROUCHOMARX
6AMERICANPIE ANIMALHOUSE CAESARSALAD NEILDIAMOND ONCLOUDNINE PIECEOFCAKE PURPLEHEART SPLITSECOND
12 letters6LOVETRIANGLE SHOOTINGSTAR
5HOMERSIMPSON LONESOMEDOVE MARLONBRANDO
4BAGGAGECLAIM BLESSEDEVENT KIRSTIEALLEY SHARPASATACK
3ABSOLUTEZERO ACADEMYAWARD ACEINTHEHOLE ALECGUINNESS ALUMINUMFOIL ANYTHINGGOES ARCTICCIRCLE BALLANDCHAIN BARBARABOXER BASEBALLGAME BLOCKPARTIES BORROWEDTIME BOYZNTHEHOOD BUZZERBEATER BYEBYEBIRDIE CASEYSTENGEL CHIMNEYSWEEP DOWNANDDIRTY DRIBBLEGLASS FLYINGSAUCER FORTHERECORD GHOSTBUSTERS GINGERROGERS GLOBETROTTER GRANDSTANDER HELPMERHONDA HITTHEBRICKS HOOVERDAMAGE HUMPTYDUMPTY JOHNFKENNEDY JULIUSCAESAR LETATCESTMOI MANOVERBOARD MERRYGOROUND MISSINGLINKS MYBLUEHEAVEN NEWHAMPSHIRE NOPAINNOGAIN ONEHORSETOWN ONOMATOPOEIA PAINTITBLACK PEERPRESSURE PERIODPIECES POCKETCHANGE PUTTERAROUND PUTTINGGREEN RUNOFTHEMILL SANFRANCISCO SECONDNATURE SMARTASAWHIP SWEETCHARITY THEGODFATHER TURNTURNTURN WILLOTHEWISP WORLDWIDEWEB
13 letters5PERIODICTABLE QUIETONTHESET
4BAITANDSWITCH BROKENPROMISE DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DANTESINFERNO DONTTREADONME FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MINTCONDITION NEILARMSTRONG NEXTTONOTHING PAPAHEMINGWAY ROLLERCOASTER SOONERORLATER SPINNINGWHEEL TIMEAFTERTIME WESTSIDESTORY WHERESTHEFIRE XMARKSTHESPOT
14 letters4ABRAHAMLINCOLN CALVINCOOLIDGE OUTINLEFTFIELD WHEELOFFORTUNE
3AROUNDTHECLOCK BALLPARKFRANKS BEAMMEUPSCOTTY BENEDICTARNOLD BIRTHOFANATION CHARIOTSOFFIRE GETALOADOFTHIS GOODBYEMRCHIPS HIYOSILVERAWAY HOWNOWBROWNCOW IDENTICALTWINS ITSNOTYOUITSME LILLIANHELLMAN MARGARETFARRAR REGULARORDECAF RESISTINGAREST RETURNTOSENDER RUNNINGONEMPTY SCHINDLERSLIST SHOPPINGCENTER SHOWMETHEMONEY TEQUILASUNRISE
15 letters10DEADASADOORNAIL
9AGREETODISAGREE STARSANDSTRIPES
8FAMOUSLASTWORDS HEADFORTHEHILLS LEONARDODAVINCI RUSSIANROULETTE TENCOMMANDMENTS
7ALOTONONESPLATE BETWEENTHELINES CALIFORNIAGIRLS INDEPENDENCEDAY MEATANDPOTATOES ONAGAINOFFAGAIN ONCEINABLUEMOON ONTHEWATERFRONT SPIRALSTAIRCASE SYSTEMSANALYSTS THEAFRICANQUEEN YELLOWSUBMARINE
16 letters3PASSINTERFERENCE
2ADRENALINEJUNKIE ATALEOFTWOCITIES BLANKETSTATEMENT FALLBACKPOSITION FLYINTHEOINTMENT HOLLYWOODSQUARES INTERIORDESIGNER QUARTERBACKSNEAK RIDEANDPREJUDICE SHRINKINGVIOLETS SQUEALOFAPPROVAL THEMALTESEFALCON THESCARLETLETTER THETURNOFTHECREW WHOLETTHEDOGSOUT WRECKLESSDRIVING
17 letters3LOOKBEFOREYOULEAP
2ANAMERICANINPARIS ANNEOFGREENGABLES CLOTHESMAKETHEMAN CONANTHEBARBARIAN GREATEXPECTATIONS MISSIONIMPOSSIBLE SYDNEYGREENSTREET THENAKEDANDTHEDEA THESOUNDANDTHEFUR TOWNWITHOUTPURITY TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK WEARINGOFTHEGREEN
18 letters3UPSTAIRSDOWNSTAIRS
2DIAMONDSAREFOREVER HOPESPRINGSETERNAL ONCEBITTENTWICESHY TABLEOFDISCONTENTS
19 letters2SERMONONTHEDISMOUNT
20 letters2ATREEGROWSINBROOKLYN GROSSNATIONALCONDUCT
21 letters2BORNONTHEFOURTHOFJULY ITSAMADMADMADMADWORLD THESTARSPANGLEDBANNER