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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 letters509ERA
430ERE
422ONE
403ELI
397ORE
378ALE
375ATE
374ALI
364ETA
357ARE
4 letters455AREA
380ERIE
356ALOE
327ARIA EDEN
319ANTE
310ELSE
277IDEA OREO
262ANTI
5 letters253ARENA
237ERASE
204EERIE
174OPERA
167IRENE
166ENTER
149AROMA
148IRATE
147ERATO
145ALONE
6 letters94ESTATE
92TSETSE
84ELAINE
81ATEASE
80ODESSA
79STEREO
71ARARAT
67ENAMEL ORIOLE
60ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
40ASARULE
37ATLANTA
36ETERNAL
34ELEANOR ESSENCE ESTATES
33ENTENTE
32INERTIA
30ALIENEE ALSORAN EDASNER ERASURE
8 letters31ONEONONE
24ALOEVERA
22AREACODE
21ETCETERA
20EGOMANIA
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 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 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