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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 letters526ERA
437ERE ONE
417ELI
412ORE
393ALE
391ATE
383ALI
375ETA
369ARE
4 letters462AREA
384ERIE
360ALOE
339ARIA
335EDEN
328ANTE
320ELSE
289OREO
286IDEA
269ANTI
5 letters259ARENA
241ERASE
210EERIE
176OPERA
173ENTER IRENE
153IRATE
152AROMA
151ALONE
148ERATO
6 letters95ESTATE
93TSETSE
85ATEASE ELAINE
84STEREO
83ODESSA
73ARARAT
69ORIOLE
67ENAMEL
61ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
41ASARULE ATLANTA
36ELEANOR ETERNAL
35ESTATES
34ENTENTE ESSENCE
32ERASURE INERTIA
8 letters32ONEONONE
24ALOEVERA
22AREACODE ETCETERA
20ALTEREGO EGOMANIA
19ALACARTE INASENSE ONELINER OPERETTA ORATORIO
9 letters15ILLATEASE
14ASIAMINOR
13AMERICANA AREACODES CLEOPATRA HOLEINONE
12ERIECANAL SNAKEEYES
11ARISTOTLE DEARSANTA SORELOSER
10 letters14OPENSESAME
13ITALIANICE ONEATATIME
11EVENSTEVEN
10ALOHASTATE
9ANNABELLEE OVALOFFICE SOURGRAPES
8ADAMSAPPLE DONQUIXOTE EASTORANGE EASYSTREET EISENHOWER IVORYTOWER OPERASERIA PAGETURNER PAPERTIGER PIRATESHIP RABBITEARS SANTACLAUS THENATURAL
11 letters8BANANASPLIT
7CAESARSALAD GROUCHOMARX ONCLOUDNINE
6AMERICANPIE ANIMALHOUSE NEILDIAMOND PIECEOFCAKE PURPLEHEART SPLITSECOND
12 letters6LOVETRIANGLE SHOOTINGSTAR
5HOMERSIMPSON LONESOMEDOVE MARLONBRANDO
4BAGGAGECLAIM BLESSEDEVENT HITTHEBRICKS KIRSTIEALLEY SHARPASATACK
13 letters5DANTESINFERNO NEXTTONOTHING PERIODICTABLE QUIETONTHESET XMARKSTHESPOT
4BAITANDSWITCH BROKENPROMISE DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DONTTREADONME FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MARILYNMONROE MINNESOTAFATS MINTCONDITION NEILARMSTRONG PAPAHEMINGWAY PIERCEBROSNAN ROLLERCOASTER SOONERORLATER SPINNINGWHEEL TIMEAFTERTIME WESTSIDESTORY WHERESTHEFIRE
14 letters4ABRAHAMLINCOLN CALVINCOOLIDGE OUTINLEFTFIELD SHOWMETHEMONEY WHEELOFFORTUNE
3AROUNDTHECLOCK BALLPARKFRANKS BEAMMEUPSCOTTY BENEDICTARNOLD BIRTHOFANATION CHARIOTSOFFIRE EIGHTDAYSAWEEK ELLENDEGENERES GETALOADOFTHIS GOODBYEMRCHIPS HIYOSILVERAWAY HOWNOWBROWNCOW IDENTICALTWINS ITSNOTYOUITSME LILLIANHELLMAN MARGARETFARRAR REGULARORDECAF RESISTINGAREST RETURNTOSENDER RUNFORTHEROSES RUNNINGONEMPTY SCHINDLERSLIST SHOPPINGCENTER TEQUILASUNRISE
15 letters10DEADASADOORNAIL
9AGREETODISAGREE LEONARDODAVINCI STARSANDSTRIPES
8FAMOUSLASTWORDS HEADFORTHEHILLS RUSSIANROULETTE TENCOMMANDMENTS
7ALOTONONESPLATE BETWEENTHELINES CALIFORNIAGIRLS INDEPENDENCEDAY MEATANDPOTATOES ONAGAINOFFAGAIN ONCEINABLUEMOON ONEWAYORANOTHER ONTHEWATERFRONT SPIRALSTAIRCASE SYSTEMSANALYSTS THEAFRICANQUEEN YELLOWSUBMARINE
16 letters3PASSINTERFERENCE
2ACLOCKWORKORANGE ADRENALINEJUNKIE ATALEOFTWOCITIES BLANKETSTATEMENT DENZELWASHINGTON FALLBACKPOSITION FLYINTHEOINTMENT HOLLYWOODSQUARES INTERIORDESIGNER MANHATTANPROJECT 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