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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
432ERE
424ONE
408ELI
402ORE
385ALE
379ALI
378ATE
371ETA
361ARE
4 letters458AREA
381ERIE
357ALOE
332EDEN
331ARIA
319ANTE
315ELSE
278IDEA OREO
263ANTI
5 letters255ARENA
239ERASE
207EERIE
174OPERA
170IRENE
167ENTER
150IRATE
149AROMA
147ALONE ERATO
6 letters95ESTATE
93TSETSE
84ELAINE
81ATEASE ODESSA STEREO
73ARARAT
68ORIOLE
67ENAMEL
61ARENAS
7 letters42ALAMODE
40ASARULE
38ATLANTA
36ELEANOR ETERNAL
34ESSENCE ESTATES
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
9ANNABELLEE EVENSTEVEN OVALOFFICE SOURGRAPES
8ADAMSAPPLE DONQUIXOTE EASTORANGE 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 letters5PERIODICTABLE QUIETONTHESET XMARKSTHESPOT
4BAITANDSWITCH BROKENPROMISE DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DANTESINFERNO DONTTREADONME FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MARILYNMONROE MINTCONDITION NEILARMSTRONG NEXTTONOTHING 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 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