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Most popular answers for all Shortz Era crosswords

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RankCount   Words
1.602ERA
2.515AREA
3.493ERE
4.487ONE
5.473ELI
6.471ORE
7.454ATE
8.451ALE
9.437ETA
10.426ALI
11.419ERIE
12.417OLE
13.415ARE
14.413ERR
15.397ALA
16.394ALOE
17.392ODE
18.389IRE
19.378EEL
20.377ADO
21.376ARIA
22.374EAR
23.373EDEN
24.370ESS
25.369ACE
26.368ANTE ELSE
28.365ENE
29.362SPA
30.361ASH
31.356IRA
32.346END
33.343NEE
34.334ESE
35.333APE
36.332EST
37.325SEE
38.323AGE EAT
40.321OREO
41.312IDEA
42.311ANT
43.308EVE
44.304TEE
45.303ICE NET
47.302ART
48.300ASS EGO
50.298ANTI
51.297AHA
52.296TEA TEN
54.293ANA
55.292ARI
56.290ISEE TAR
58.288LEE
59.287SEA
60.284ARENA ASIA
62.283ETE
63.278ASEA
64.277ECO ORAL SET
67.275ELS SHE
69.274TNT
70.270ESP
71.269EROS ODOR
73.268EPEE TSAR USE
76.266ALAS EASE YES
79.265ACRE ETNA
81.263EON
82.262NOR
83.261OSLO
84.259ETAL IDO ONCE
87.258ALEE
88.257TREE
89.256OAR STAR
91.255ERASE
92.254ECHO RIO
94.253ADS ISLE NEO OLEO
98.252LIE
99.251ENS RES
101.250ENDS IDOL LEI
104.249EPA RNA
106.248AMI
107.247STY
108.246EDGE RTE
110.244ALL ANON
112.243AIR ONO
114.241ANN STE
116.240ERIN
117.239ENOS NRA OBOE
120.238ETS
121.237EWE
122.236IRON
123.235ACT ANNE OAT ONES
127.234AMEN EDIT
129.233ALEC SSE
131.232ASAP
132.231ACHE ASHE ENO STIR
136.230RAN
137.229ABE ESSO
139.227ELAN LEA TOE
142.226EERIE EMU ITEM
145.225AERO ALTO ARES ETON
149.224ADAM AMA RAE ROE
153.223ERAS LET
155.221TIE
156.220EAST OMAR RED
159.219ABLE ADE ALOT OIL OTTO
164.218ERS INRE IRAN RAT
168.217EYE
169.216ARC
170.215ERIC
171.214IDA LES PER TSE
175.213AGO ELLA ELO KNEE ORR RARE
181.212IAN NEST
183.211DEN ETTE ILE ITS
187.210LEO REST SRO
190.209AXE NERO
192.208SAT UTE
194.207ALAN EDNA ITO OGRE SLY
199.206ARLO EMIT OMEN OPAL OTIS
204.205ADA ASP ENID SIR
208.204ATOM OVA
210.203APSE ELL ETC OER URN
215.202ETRE ILL INN
218.201ARM EVA
220.200ALES ANNA ION IOTA
224.199IDLE NIL OLD OVER USER
229.198AVE EDS TED
232.197ETTA ORES ORO RENO
236.196ATM AWE ESAU
239.195AAA ALSO DNA NEA PTA
244.194AFAR EER NEAT ONTO UTAH
249.192ERLE OPERA RENE SOS
253.191IRS NED
255.190ASA SAD STET
258.189ABET ANEW ELIA EVER RAH
263.188ANTS ARAB USA
266.187ELAL NTH SRI
269.186ANY AVA
271.185ARID ASTI ELM ENTER IRIS NNE RCA SNL
279.184AND INTO IRENE
282.183EPIC PEA SRS SST STAT
287.182AGEE PRO TAN
290.181AURA ESTE OGLE OMIT STEP UNIT
296.180ALIT SSTS
298.179ACNE SAL STAN TRA UNO
303.178EKE ODES STEM
306.177ASTA
307.176ARA EMO EURO NEED TERI
312.175ATARI BRA EGAD ELLE ERRS ORCA OTT REA TRI URGE
322.174HER NEON OPEN
325.173AONE EDAM EIRE ESSE ROT
330.172ADD ANO EMIR EVIL IGOR PSST
336.171ALT RUE
338.170ACES APT INCA MAR ONEA TIS
344.169ANI ASST ECRU ENT INS LSD PAR SON
352.168ABA AKA AVER EVEN GEE OVAL TON
359.167ACME AJAR ELSA IRATE SNAP
364.166ALAI AOL ATOP ERN TIN
369.165ALONE ELK OWE SEN TAO
374.164ORA TOT TRIO
377.163AROMA ERGO LED OBI REO
382.162ACTS ARTS ETAS NESS OMNI SENT SLO SSS
390.161CIA GAS ICON INANE NAT ORATE RYE SPAR URAL YEN
400.160ABS OPT RAP SIS SNO
405.159ABEL AGES ASK EGOS OMAN REED RENT SLED
413.158ATSEA EAU ELF MIA
417.157ARAL CAR EDIE OTOE PAL REAR SRA URSA
425.156ADORE EARL EGG PSI TDS TEEN
431.155AVON ERTE NOSE ODD STS
436.154AIL ALAMO ALIEN AMES ASIS EEN ERATO OHIO
444.153NSA OLA SCAR TRE
448.152ATIT CPA ERAT ETTU ONA ONUS SAG TEL USES YET
458.151AGRA ALOHA ALP EELS ESC OLIO ORB RIOT
466.150CAT DOE NAP PIE REN SAN SARI SSN
474.149ASTO ELATE HEN NEAR PEN RATE RBI RHO TET YEA
484.148AMP ELENA ESTEE REEL ROO
489.147ASSET ATA ATLAS ERG ERNIE NBA STA