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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 letters516ERA
433ERE
428ONE
414ELI
407ORE
388ALE
383ATE
379ALI
372ETA
365ARE
4 letters458AREA
384ERIE
358ALOE
334ARIA
333EDEN
320ANTE
318ELSE
282OREO
279IDEA
265ANTI
5 letters258ARENA
240ERASE
209EERIE
174OPERA
172IRENE
170ENTER
151IRATE
149AROMA
148ALONE
147ERATO
6 letters95ESTATE
93TSETSE
85ELAINE
83ATEASE
81ODESSA STEREO
73ARARAT
68ORIOLE
67ENAMEL
61ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
40ASARULE
38ATLANTA
36ELEANOR ETERNAL
35ESTATES
34ESSENCE
33ENTENTE
32INERTIA
31ERASURE
8 letters32ONEONONE
24ALOEVERA
22AREACODE ETCETERA
20ALTEREGO EGOMANIA
19ALACARTE INASENSE ONELINER OPERETTA ORATORIO
9 letters15ILLATEASE
14ASIAMINOR
13AREACODES CLEOPATRA HOLEINONE
12AMERICANA ERIECANAL
11ARISTOTLE DEARSANTA SORELOSER
10 letters14OPENSESAME
13ITALIANICE
12ONEATATIME
10ALOHASTATE EVENSTEVEN
9ANNABELLEE OVALOFFICE SOURGRAPES
8ADAMSAPPLE DONQUIXOTE EASTORANGE EASYSTREET EISENHOWER OPERASERIA PAGETURNER PAPERTIGER PIRATESHIP RABBITEARS SANTACLAUS THENATURAL
11 letters8BANANASPLIT
7GROUCHOMARX ONCLOUDNINE
6AMERICANPIE ANIMALHOUSE CAESARSALAD NEILDIAMOND PIECEOFCAKE PURPLEHEART SPLITSECOND
12 letters6LOVETRIANGLE SHOOTINGSTAR
5HOMERSIMPSON LONESOMEDOVE MARLONBRANDO
4BAGGAGECLAIM BLESSEDEVENT HITTHEBRICKS KIRSTIEALLEY SHARPASATACK
13 letters5NEXTTONOTHING PERIODICTABLE QUIETONTHESET XMARKSTHESPOT
4BAITANDSWITCH BROKENPROMISE DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DANTESINFERNO DONTTREADONME FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MARILYNMONROE MINNESOTAFATS MINTCONDITION NEILARMSTRONG PAPAHEMINGWAY PIERCEBROSNAN ROLLERCOASTER SOONERORLATER SPINNINGWHEEL TIMEAFTERTIME WESTSIDESTORY WHERESTHEFIRE
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 ONEWAYORANOTHER 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