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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
8.395ALE
9.386ALI ERIE
11.381ETA
12.375ARE
13.372OLE
14.366ERR
15.363ALOE
16.350ALA
17.349IRE
18.348ESS
19.344ARIA
20.339ODE
21.337EDEN EEL
23.336ENE
24.335EAR
25.332ANTE
26.331ACE
27.328ADO
28.327ASH
29.325ELSE
30.324SPA
31.320ESE
32.317IRA
33.316END
34.312NEE
35.308EST
36.302APE
37.296SEE
38.293AGE
39.292EAT
40.291OREO
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
57.258AHA ART ASEA SEA
61.256ANA ASIA
63.255ORAL
64.254EPEE
65.253SET
66.252EASE
67.249EROS LEE
69.247ELS OLEO
71.246SHE
72.244ACRE TNT
74.243ETNA TSAR
76.242ERASE TREE
78.241ONCE
79.240USE
80.239ODOR
81.238ALAS ALEE ESP NOR YES
86.237ECHO ECO
88.236ENS EON
90.235ETAL RES
92.233IDO OSLO
94.232NEO STAR
96.228ISLE STE
98.227ANON IDOL
100.226AIR RTE
102.224LEI OAR RIO
105.223ENOS
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
128.211ACHE ACT AMEN EERIE
132.210ELAN
133.209AERO AMA ANNE
136.208EDIT ENO ITEM
139.206ABE ADAM ERAS
142.205ADE 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 REST ROE TIE TOE
170.198RAE
171.197ARLO ASAP ERIC ETS
175.196ENID LES LET NEST ORR
180.194ALAN DEN ELLA ITO OIL PER
186.192AGO IAN
188.191ERS NERO
190.190EDS UTE
192.189ELL IDA
194.188ATOM AXE OER SRO
198.187IDLE LEO SAT
201.186EER KNEE ORO
204.185ADA NEA OTIS RENE
208.184EDNA ERLE SIR
211.183ETRE EVA INN ITS OPAL URN
217.182ASA ASP EMIT ESAU ION OVER UTAH
224.181ELIA NIL OGRE ONTO OVA SLY USER
231.180ILL
232.179APSE NED
234.178ANY AVE OMEN
237.177ANNA DNA IRENE OPERA
241.176ARM ETC EVER NNE OLD ORES SSTS
248.175IOTA NEAT STET
251.174AAA ABET AFAR ALES ANTS ELAL ENTER SST TED
260.173IRS SRI SRS
263.172ANEW ARID INTO PTA
267.171ESTE RAH SAD SOS
271.170ALSO ARA ARAB ASTA ETTA REA STAT TRA
279.169ALIT ASTI AWE ELM NTH OMIT RCA RENO TAN
288.168AVA EPIC ESSE
291.167AGEE ATM NEED OGLE
295.166AND USA
297.165IRIS UNIT
299.164AURA OTT
301.163ACNE AVER ROT STEP
305.162AONE ECRU EIRE PRO SAL
310.161ALAI ASST EURO EVIL PEA SNL STEM
317.160EGAD ERN TERI
320.159ERRS INCA ODES
323.158STAN URGE
325.157APT ATOP NEON ORCA
329.156ABA BRA ELLE
332.155IGOR MAR ONEA PAR SSS
337.154AJAR AROMA ELK EVEN IRATE OBI OPEN REO TRI
346.153ADD ALONE ANO EMIR TIN
351.152EDAM GEE RENT SNAP UNO URAL
357.151ACES LSD OVAL PSST SEN SPAR
363.150EKE ELSA ENT TIS TON
368.149ANI ARTS EEN GAS OMAN ORA SENT TAO
376.148ACME EARL ERATO ERGO HER ICON OTOE SNO TRE
385.147ATARI INS NAT OLIO PAL RUE SLO SON SRA
394.146AKA AOL EGOS ELF ETAS INANE ORATE OWE SLED TDS
404.145ABEL AGES ALT ATSEA EAU REED
410.144ALIEN ALP ARAL ERTE LED NESS NOSE OMNI REAR SIS TRIO
421.143ONA ONUS RAP URSA YEN
426.142ACTS AVON CIA EGG STA STS TEL
433.141ADORE ASK ELATE ODD RIOT USES
439.140AGRA ALOHA EMO ERST NEAR OPT SCAR ULNA
447.139ADEN CAR 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 NBA OHIO PSI SAG SEC TALE
477.135AGAR ASTO ATLAS CAT ERG ESTEE LENO MENU NSA OSHA YET