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Most popular answers for all Shortz Era crosswords

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RankCount   Words
1.608ERA
2.517AREA
3.497ERE
4.488ONE
5.476ELI
6.471ORE
7.456ATE
8.454ALE
9.440ETA
10.429ALI
11.422ERIE
12.420OLE
13.418ARE
14.415ERR
15.402ALA
16.401ALOE
17.394ODE
18.392IRE
19.383EEL
20.380ADO
21.377ARIA EAR
23.376EDEN
24.372ESS
25.370ACE ANTE ELSE
28.369SPA
29.366ENE
30.362ASH
31.360IRA
32.349END
33.345NEE
34.336APE ESE
36.333EST
37.328AGE
38.327SEE
39.323EAT
40.322OREO
41.315IDEA
42.312ANT
43.311EVE
44.306ART EGO
46.304ICE NET TEE
49.301ASS
50.299AHA ANTI
52.297TEA
53.296TEN
54.294ANA
55.293ARI
56.292TAR
57.290ISEE
58.289LEE SEA
60.286ARENA
61.284ASIA ETE
63.282ASEA
64.279ECO
65.278ELS SET
67.277ORAL SHE
69.274TNT
70.272EPEE ESP
72.271EROS TSAR
74.270ODOR
75.269USE
76.268ACRE ALAS EASE
79.267YES
80.265EON ETNA
82.264IDO
83.263NOR
84.262OSLO
85.261ETAL
86.260TREE
87.259ALEE ONCE
89.258OAR
90.257STAR
91.256ERASE LIE
93.255ADS
94.254ECHO ISLE NEO RIO
98.253LEI OLEO
100.252IDOL
101.251ENS EPA RES STY
105.250AMI ENDS
107.249RNA
108.248EDGE RTE
110.247AIR
111.245ALL ANON ONO
114.244STE
115.243ANN OBOE
117.240ERIN
118.239ENOS ETS EWE NRA
122.237IRON OAT ONES
125.236ACT ANNE EDIT
128.235AMEN
129.234RAN SSE
131.233ALEC ASAP ASHE ENO
135.231ABE ACHE STIR
138.230ESSO
139.229LET
140.228EMU ITEM LEA
143.227ARES EERIE ELAN ROE TOE
148.226AERO ALTO ETON RAE
152.224ADAM AMA ERAS
155.222RED TIE
157.221EAST EYE OIL OMAR
161.220ALOT ERS IRAN OTTO RAT
166.219ABLE ADE
168.218ARC INRE
170.216AGO LES RARE
173.215ERIC
174.214ELLA ELO IDA KNEE NEST PER TSE
181.213IAN LEO ORR
184.212DEN ITS
186.211ETTE ILE REST
189.210AXE NERO OGRE SRO
193.209SLY UTE
195.208ALAN SAT
197.207ASP EDNA ITO OPAL OTIS
202.206ADA ARLO ATOM EMIT ENID OMEN SIR
209.205URN
210.204APSE EVA OVA
213.203ANNA ARM ELL ETC ETRE ILL INN ION OER
222.202ALES IOTA
224.201IDLE USER
226.200ATM AVE EDS ORES ORO OVER TED
233.199NIL OLD PTA
236.198DNA ETTA RENO
239.197AWE NEA
241.196AAA ESAU
243.195AFAR ALSO NEAT ONTO UTAH
248.194EER RENE SOS
251.192ERLE NED OPERA STET
255.191ASA EVER IRS SAD
259.190ABET ANEW ANTS USA
263.189ELIA RAH SNL
266.188ARAB AVA NTH SRI
270.187ANY ARID ELAL NNE
274.185ASTI ELM ENTER EPIC INTO IRIS RCA SST
282.184AND IRENE PEA TAN
286.183AGEE PRO SRS STAT UNIT
291.182EMO OGLE OMIT STEP
295.181ACNE AURA EKE ESTE SAL UNO
301.180ALIT SSTS
303.179ODES STAN TRA
306.178ASTA STEM TERI
309.177ARA NEED TRI
312.176ATARI BRA EGAD ELLE ERRS EURO URGE
319.175AONE EDAM HER ORCA OTT REA
325.174ADD NEON OPEN ROT
329.173ANO EIRE ESSE EVIL
333.172ALT EMIR IGOR INCA PAR PSST RUE
340.171APT MAR TIS
343.170ACES AKA AVER ECRU ENT GEE INS LSD ONEA OVAL SON
354.169ANI ASST TON
357.168ABA ACME AJAR ATOP ELSA EVEN IRATE SNAP
365.167ALAI ERN OWE SEN TIN
370.166AOL ELK OMNI
373.165ALONE ETAS ORA TAO
377.164ACTS AROMA ARTS ERGO GAS LED REO RYE TOT TRIO
387.163CIA OBI ORATE SENT SLO SSS
393.162ICON NAT NESS SIS SNO SPAR
399.161ABS AGES ASK EGOS INANE OPT RAP REED URAL YEN
409.160ABEL SLED SRA
412.159CAR MIA OMAN OTOE RENT
417.158ATSEA EAU EDIE EGG ELF ODD
423.157ADORE ARAL AVON PAL REAR URSA
429.156EARL PSI TDS TEEN
433.155ERAT ERTE ETTU NOSE OHIO STS
439.154AIL ALAMO ALIEN AMES ASIS ATIT EEN ERATO NSA RIOT SAG SCAR USES YET
453.153OLA TEL TRE
456.152AGRA ALOHA ALP CPA DOE EELS ESC ONA ONUS SARI SSN
467.151CAT ELATE HEN NAP OLIO ORB PIE REN
475.150ASTO NEAR PEN SAN YEA
480.149AMP ATA ELENA ESTEE RATE RBI RHO TET
488.148ERG ERNIE LIAR REEL REP ROO STU ULNA