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Most popular words by length

The 10 most popular answer words of each length in the Shortz Era

Only Shortz Era data is included here. Click each word to see all its clues.

LengthCountWords
3 letters632ERA
509ERE
507ONE
490ELI
489ORE
473ALE
471ATE
459ETA
442ALI
435OLE
4 letters532AREA
434ERIE
417ALOE
389ARIA
382ANTE EDEN
380ELSE
331OREO
325IDEA
307ANTI
5 letters295ARENA
262ERASE
229EERIE
199OPERA
191ENTER
185IRENE
178ATARI
170AROMA IRATE
167ORATE
6 letters111ESTATE
101TSETSE
96STEREO
92ATEASE ELAINE
90ODESSA
83ARARAT
79ORIOLE
75ENAMEL
70SERENE
7 letters47ATLANTA
45ALAMODE
43ELEANOR
42ASARULE
40ESSENCE ETERNAL
39ESTATES
37ALSORAN
35ENTENTE INERTIA
8 letters37ONEONONE
26ALTEREGO
25ALOEVERA
24AREACODE
23ETCETERA
22INASENSE ORATORIO
21ALACARTE
20ANISETTE EGOMANIA ONELINER OPERETTA STONEAGE
9 letters16ILLATEASE
15ARISTOTLE CLEOPATRA
14AREACODES ASIAMINOR DEARSANTA
13AMERICANA HOLEINONE
12ERIECANAL MARESNEST SNAKEEYES SORELOSER
10 letters16OPENSESAME
14ONEATATIME
13ITALIANICE
12EVENSTEVEN
10ALOHASTATE AMENTOTHAT ANNABELLEE IVORYTOWER
9BESTSELLER EXTRAEXTRA OVALOFFICE SANTACLAUS SOURGRAPES THENATURAL
11 letters9BANANASPLIT ONCLOUDNINE
7ANIMALHOUSE CAESARSALAD GROUCHOMARX PIECEOFCAKE PURPLEHEART
6AMERICANPIE CORNERSTONE GRASSHOPPER NEILDIAMOND ODDSANDENDS ROCKANDROLL SPLITSECOND TAYLORSWIFT
12 letters7LOVETRIANGLE
6HOMERSIMPSON SHOOTINGSTAR
5LONESOMEDOVE MARLONBRANDO
4ALECGUINNESS ALUMINUMFOIL BAGGAGECLAIM BLESSEDEVENT BYEBYEBIRDIE CONTROLFREAK GOBBLEDYGOOK HEARTANDSOUL HITTHEBRICKS HUMPTYDUMPTY ICECREAMCONE KIRSTIEALLEY LEOPARDPRINT MERRYGOROUND PAINTITBLACK PEERPRESSURE SHARPASATACK SPOILERALERT THEGODFATHER TORATORATORA TURNTURNTURN
13 letters6PERIODICTABLE
5DANTESINFERNO EPLURIBUSUNUM MINTCONDITION NEXTTONOTHING PIERCEBROSNAN QUIETONTHESET WESTSIDESTORY XMARKSTHESPOT
4BAITANDSWITCH BEDSIDEMANNER BLACKANDWHITE BONDJAMESBOND BROKENPROMISE COGITOERGOSUM DADDYLONGLEGS DADDYWARBUCKS DONTTREADONME DOUBLEHEADERS FLASHINTHEPAN GOODCOPBADCOP MARILYNMONROE MINNESOTAFATS MIRACLEWORKER NEILARMSTRONG NOTHINGBURGER OFFENSIVELINE PAPAHEMINGWAY ROLLERCOASTER ROOTOFALLEVIL SKINNYDIPPING SOONERORLATER SPINNINGWHEEL SPLITDECISION TIMEAFTERTIME TOBEORNOTTOBE UNITEDNATIONS WHERESTHEFIRE WHITEELEPHANT
14 letters4ABRAHAMLINCOLN BEAMMEUPSCOTTY CALVINCOOLIDGE HOWNOWBROWNCOW OUTINLEFTFIELD SHOWMETHEMONEY WHEELOFFORTUNE
3AROUNDTHECLOCK BALLPARKFRANKS BENEDICTARNOLD BIRTHOFANATION CHARIOTSOFFIRE CROCODILETEARS DAYSOFOURLIVES EIGHTDAYSAWEEK ELLENDEGENERES GETALOADOFTHIS GOODBYEMRCHIPS HEAVENSTOBETSY HIYOSILVERAWAY HUNTERGATHERER IDENTICALTWINS ITSNOTYOUITSME LARGERTHANLIFE LETFREEDOMRING LILLIANHELLMAN LORDOFTHEFLIES LORDOFTHERINGS MARGARETFARRAR MULTIPLECHOICE PRINCECHARMING REGULARORDECAF RESISTINGAREST RETURNTOSENDER RUNFORTHEROSES RUNNINGONEMPTY SCHINDLERSLIST SHOPPINGCENTER SPARENOEXPENSE TEQUILASUNRISE TOTELLTHETRUTH YOUBETYOURLIFE
15 letters11DEADASADOORNAIL
10STARSANDSTRIPES
9AGREETODISAGREE LEONARDODAVINCI ONEWAYORANOTHER RUSSIANROULETTE
8BETWEENTHELINES FAMOUSLASTWORDS HEADFORTHEHILLS MEATANDPOTATOES ONCEINABLUEMOON ONTHEWATERFRONT TENCOMMANDMENTS THEAFRICANQUEEN YELLOWSUBMARINE
16 letters3PASSINTERFERENCE
2ACLOCKWORKORANGE ADRENALINEJUNKIE ATALEOFTWOCITIES BLANKETSTATEMENT DENZELWASHINGTON DOYOUWANTTODANCE FALLBACKPOSITION FLYINTHEOINTMENT FRENCHCONNECTION FRENCHREVOLUTION HOLLYWOODSQUARES INALLPROBABILITY INTERIORDESIGNER JUSTFORTHERECORD MANHATTANPROJECT NORTHWESTPASSAGE OUTSTANDINGBILLS QUARTERBACKSNEAK RIDEANDPREJUDICE SALTLAKECITYUTAH SHRINKINGVIOLETS SQUEALOFAPPROVAL THEMALTESEFALCON THESCARLETLETTER THETURNOFTHECREW THIRTEENCOLONIES WHOLETTHEDOGSOUT WRECKLESSDRIVING
17 letters3LOOKBEFOREYOULEAP MISSIONIMPOSSIBLE
2ANAMERICANINPARIS ANNEOFGREENGABLES CLOTHESMAKETHEMAN CONANTHEBARBARIAN GREATEXPECTATIONS REVERSEDICTIONARY SYDNEYGREENSTREET THEEAGLEHASLANDED THENAKEDANDTHEDEA THESOUNDANDTHEFUR TOWNWITHOUTPURITY TURNTHEOTHERCHEEK WEARINGOFTHEGREEN
18 letters3UPSTAIRSDOWNSTAIRS
2DIAMONDSAREFOREVER HOPESPRINGSETERNAL ONCEBITTENTWICESHY TABLEOFDISCONTENTS
19 letters2RAIDERSOFTHELOSTARK SERMONONTHEDISMOUNT
20 letters2ATREEGROWSINBROOKLYN GROSSNATIONALCONDUCT
21 letters2BORNONTHEFOURTHOFJULY ITSAMADMADMADMADWORLD THESTARSPANGLEDBANNER