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Most popular answers for all Shortz Era crosswords

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RankCount   Words
1.531ERA
2.467AREA
3.442ERE
4.441ONE
5.422ORE
6.421ELI
7.396ATE
8.394ALE
9.386ALI ERIE
11.381ETA
12.375ARE
13.372OLE
14.366ERR
15.363ALOE
16.350ALA
17.349IRE
18.348ESS
19.344ARIA
20.338ODE
21.337EEL
22.336EDEN ENE
24.335EAR
25.332ANTE
26.331ACE
27.328ADO
28.327ASH
29.325ELSE
30.324SPA
31.319ESE
32.316END
33.315IRA
34.312NEE
35.307EST
36.302APE
37.295SEE
38.292AGE
39.291EAT OREO
41.287IDEA
42.283ANT
43.279TEE
44.274EVE
45.271NET
46.270ANTI EGO ETE TEN
50.269ICE
51.267ARI
52.265ARENA
53.264ASS
54.263ISEE
55.261TAR
56.259TEA
57.258ART ASEA SEA
60.257AHA
61.255ANA ASIA ORAL
64.253EPEE SET
66.252EASE
67.249LEE
68.248EROS
69.247ELS OLEO
71.246SHE
72.244TNT
73.243ACRE TSAR
75.242ERASE ETNA
77.241ONCE TREE
79.240USE
80.239ODOR
81.238ALAS ESP YES
84.237ALEE ECHO NOR
87.236ENS EON
89.235ECO ETAL RES
92.233IDO OSLO
94.232NEO
95.231STAR
96.228ISLE STE
98.227IDOL
99.226AIR ANON
101.225RTE
102.224LEI RIO
104.223ENOS OAR
106.222AMI ENDS STY
109.221EPA RNA
111.219LIE OBOE
113.218ADS IRON
115.217NRA SSE
117.216ERIN
118.215ONES
119.214ALEC ALL EDGE ESSO ONO STIR
125.213OAT
126.212ANN EWE
128.211AMEN EERIE
130.210ACHE ACT ELAN
133.209AERO AMA ANNE
136.208ENO ITEM
138.207EDIT
139.206ABE ADAM
141.205ADE ERAS ETTE RAN TSE
146.203ALOT ALTO EMU ETON ILE INRE OMAR OTTO
154.202ASHE IRAN LEA RED
158.201ABLE
159.200ARES ELO EYE
162.199ARC EAST RARE RAT ROE TIE
168.198RAE REST TOE
171.197ARLO ASAP ERIC ETS
175.196ENID LES LET NEST ORR
180.194ALAN DEN ELLA ITO OIL PER
186.192IAN
187.191AGO ERS NERO
190.190EDS UTE
192.189ELL IDA
194.188ATOM AXE OER SRO
198.187LEO
199.186IDLE KNEE ORO SAT
203.185ADA EER NEA OTIS RENE
208.184EDNA ERLE SIR
211.183ETRE EVA INN ITS OPAL URN
217.182ASA ASP EMIT ESAU ION UTAH
223.181ELIA NIL OGRE ONTO OVA OVER SLY USER
231.180ILL
232.179APSE NED
234.178ANY AVE OMEN
237.177ANNA DNA IRENE OPERA
241.176ARM ETC NNE OLD ORES SSTS
247.175EVER IOTA STET
250.174AAA ABET AFAR ALES ANTS ELAL ENTER NEAT SST TED
260.173SRI SRS
262.172ANEW ARID INTO IRS
266.171ESTE PTA RAH SAD SOS
271.170ARA ARAB ASTA REA TRA
276.169ALIT ALSO ASTI AWE ELM ETTA NTH OMIT RCA RENO STAT TAN
288.168EPIC ESSE
290.167AGEE ATM AVA NEED OGLE
295.166AND
296.165UNIT USA
298.164AURA IRIS OTT
301.163ACNE AVER
303.162AONE PRO ROT SAL STEP
308.161ALAI ASST ECRU EIRE EURO EVIL PEA SNL STEM
317.160EGAD ERN TERI
320.159ERRS INCA ODES
323.158STAN
324.157APT ATOP NEON URGE
328.156ABA BRA ELLE ORCA
332.155IGOR MAR ONEA PAR SSS
337.154AJAR AROMA ELK IRATE OBI REO TRI
344.153ADD ALONE EMIR EVEN OPEN
349.152ANO EDAM GEE RENT SNAP TIN URAL
356.151ACES LSD OVAL PSST SEN SPAR UNO
363.150EKE ELSA ENT TIS TON
368.149ANI ARTS EEN GAS OMAN ORA SENT TAO
376.148ACME EARL ERATO HER ICON OTOE SNO TRE
384.147ATARI ERGO INS NAT OLIO PAL RUE SLO SRA
393.146AKA AOL EGOS ETAS INANE ORATE OWE SLED SON
402.145ABEL AGES ALT ATSEA ELF REED TDS
409.144ALIEN ALP ARAL ERTE LED NESS NOSE OMNI REAR SIS TRIO
420.143EAU ONA ONUS RAP URSA YEN
426.142ACTS AVON CIA EGG STA STS TEL
433.141ADORE ASK ELATE ODD RIOT USES
439.140AGRA ALOHA ERST NEAR OPT SCAR ULNA
446.139ADEN CAR EMO ERAT ERNIE LEER OLA STAG TEEN
455.138ABS AMES ATIT EDIE PIE TOT
461.137ATA MIA RYE SAN SARI
466.136ALAMO ATONE DOE INA ITE OHIO PSI SAG SEC TALE
476.135AGAR ATLAS CAT ERG ESTEE LENO MENU NBA NSA OSHA YET
487.134ASIS ASSET ASTO IKE LEN RBI REEL REN RHO SCI SEMI SSR USED