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Most popular answers for all Shortz Era crosswords

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RankCount   Words
1.595ERA
2.512AREA
3.490ERE
4.482ONE
5.472ELI
6.467ORE
7.446ATE
8.440ALE
9.429ETA
10.425ALI
11.417ERIE
12.412ARE OLE
14.406ERR
15.395ALA
16.393ALOE
17.388IRE
18.387ODE
19.373ARIA EEL
21.370ADO EDEN
23.369EAR
24.368ESS
25.364ACE ANTE
27.361ASH ELSE ENE
30.357SPA
31.352IRA
32.344END
33.339NEE
34.332APE ESE
36.331EST
37.322SEE
38.321AGE
39.320EAT
40.319OREO
41.310IDEA
42.308ANT
43.302NET TEE
45.301EVE ICE
47.299ART
48.298ASS EGO
50.296ANTI
51.295AHA
52.293TEN
53.292TEA
54.290ANA
55.289TAR
56.288ISEE
57.286ARI
58.285LEE
59.283ETE
60.282ARENA SEA
62.280ASIA
63.277ASEA ORAL
65.274SET
66.273ECO
67.272TNT
68.271SHE
69.269ELS
70.268ESP
71.267ODOR TSAR USE
74.266EROS
75.265EPEE
76.264ACRE EASE YES
79.263ALAS
80.261EON ETNA
82.260OSLO
83.259NOR
84.257IDO
85.256ALEE ETAL ONCE
88.254STAR TREE
90.253OAR OLEO
92.252ERASE
93.251ISLE NEO
95.250ECHO ENS RES RIO
99.249LIE
100.248ADS
101.247EPA LEI
103.246AMI RNA
105.245IDOL RTE STY
108.243EDGE
109.242AIR ALL ENDS
112.241ANON
113.240ONO STE
115.239ANN
116.238NRA OBOE
118.236ENOS EWE IRON
121.234AMEN ERIN ONES
124.233OAT
125.232ETS
126.231ACT ALEC ANNE SSE STIR
131.230EDIT ENO
133.229ACHE ASHE ESSO RAN
137.227ABE ASAP
139.225EERIE ELAN LEA
142.224AERO ARES ROE
145.223AMA ETON TOE
148.222ERAS ITEM RAE
151.221ADAM ALTO EMU LET
155.219EAST RED TIE
158.218ADE ALOT OMAR
161.217IRAN
162.216ABLE ERS INRE OIL OTTO
167.215ARC ERIC EYE
170.214LES RAT
172.213ELO TSE
174.212ORR
175.211AGO ELLA IAN ILE PER RARE
181.210DEN ETTE IDA NEST REST
186.209KNEE
187.208LEO
188.207ALAN ITO ITS SRO UTE
193.206AXE NERO OGRE SAT
197.205EMIT ENID OTIS
200.204ARLO EDNA SLY
203.203ADA OER OPAL URN
207.202ASP ATOM SIR
210.201INN OVA
212.200ARM ELL OMEN
215.199ANNA APSE ETC ETRE ILL
220.198ALES OLD OVER
223.197EDS EVA ION IOTA NIL ORO TED
230.196AVE ETTA IDLE ORES USER
235.195NEA
236.194AAA ALSO AWE ESAU PTA
241.193DNA EER UTAH
244.192ATM ERLE NEAT
247.191ONTO OPERA RENE RENO
251.190IRS NED
253.189ABET AFAR ASA ELIA
257.188EVER SAD STET
260.187ANEW ANTS ELAL SOS SRI
265.186NTH RAH
267.185ARAB ENTER NNE USA
271.184ARID ASTI ELM IRENE IRIS RCA
277.183ANY SNL
279.182SRS SST STAT
282.181AND EPIC ESTE INTO PRO TAN
288.180ALIT AURA AVA OGLE OMIT PEA SSTS
295.179AGEE TRA UNIT
298.178ACNE STAN STEP
301.177ASTA STEM UNO
304.176EKE
305.175ARA BRA EURO NEED ODES SAL TERI
312.174ELLE EMO ERRS OTT REA URGE
318.173EDAM EGAD EIRE ESSE ORCA TRI
324.172AONE EVIL HER IGOR NEON OPEN
330.171ADD ATARI ROT RUE
334.170EMIR MAR
336.169ACES ECRU ONEA
339.168ABA ALT ANI ANO APT ASST AVER ENT INCA PAR SON
350.167EVEN LSD PSST
353.166ALAI ERN OVAL SNAP TON
358.165AKA ATOP ELK GEE INS IRATE SEN TAO TIN
367.164AJAR AOL ELSA TIS TRIO
372.163ACME LED OBI OWE TOT
377.162ALONE ARTS ERGO OMNI ORA REO SENT SSS
385.161ACTS AROMA GAS URAL
389.160INANE NAT NESS RAP SLO SNO SPAR
396.159ABEL CIA EGOS ETAS ICON RENT RYE SLED YEN
405.158ABS EAU MIA OMAN OPT ORATE SIS
412.157AGES ATSEA OTOE REAR URSA
417.156ADORE ARAL ASK EGG ELF PAL REED SRA
425.155EARL EDIE ERTE STS
429.154AMES CAR EEN NOSE ODD OHIO PSI TDS TEEN
438.153ALIEN AVON ERATO NSA TRE
443.152ATIT OLA ONA SAG SCAR USES YET
450.151AIL ALAMO ASIS ERAT ONUS RIOT TEL
457.150AGRA ALP EELS OLIO ORB PIE SAN
464.149ALOHA CPA DOE ETTU SSN YEA
470.148CAT ELATE ESC ESTEE NAP PEN RATE REEL REN RHO SARI
481.147ELENA ERNIE NBA NEAR RBI STA TET
488.146ADEN AMP ASTO ATA LIAR SEC STU