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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 letters513ERA
431ERE
424ONE
407ELI
400ORE
384ALE
377ALI
376ATE
369ETA
361ARE
4 letters457AREA
381ERIE
356ALOE
332EDEN
330ARIA
319ANTE
313ELSE
278IDEA OREO
263ANTI
5 letters255ARENA
239ERASE
205EERIE
174OPERA
169IRENE
166ENTER
149AROMA IRATE
147ERATO
146ALONE ATARI
6 letters95ESTATE
92TSETSE
84ELAINE
81ATEASE ODESSA STEREO
72ARARAT
68ORIOLE
67ENAMEL
60ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
40ASARULE
38ATLANTA
36ELEANOR ETERNAL
34ESSENCE ESTATES
33ENTENTE
32INERTIA
31ERASURE
8 letters31ONEONONE
24ALOEVERA
22AREACODE
21ETCETERA
20ALTEREGO EGOMANIA
19ALACARTE INASENSE ONELINER OPERETTA ORATORIO
9 letters15ILLATEASE
14ASIAMINOR
13AREACODES CLEOPATRA HOLEINONE
12AMERICANA
11ARISTOTLE DEARSANTA ERIECANAL SORELOSER
10 letters14OPENSESAME
13ITALIANICE
12ONEATATIME
10ALOHASTATE
9ANNABELLEE EVENSTEVEN OVALOFFICE SOURGRAPES
8DONQUIXOTE EASTORANGE EISENHOWER PAGETURNER PAPERTIGER PIRATESHIP RABBITEARS SANTACLAUS THENATURAL
11 letters8BANANASPLIT
7GROUCHOMARX
6AMERICANPIE ANIMALHOUSE CAESARSALAD NEILDIAMOND ONCLOUDNINE PIECEOFCAKE PURPLEHEART SPLITSECOND
12 letters6LOVETRIANGLE SHOOTINGSTAR
5HOMERSIMPSON LONESOMEDOVE MARLONBRANDO
4BAGGAGECLAIM BLESSEDEVENT HITTHEBRICKS KIRSTIEALLEY SHARPASATACK
13 letters5PERIODICTABLE QUIETONTHESET
4BAITANDSWITCH BROKENPROMISE DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DANTESINFERNO DONTTREADONME FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MARILYNMONROE MINTCONDITION NEILARMSTRONG NEXTTONOTHING PAPAHEMINGWAY PIERCEBROSNAN 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 RUNFORTHEROSES 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
2ACLOCKWORKORANGE ADRENALINEJUNKIE 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