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Most popular answers for all Shortz Era crosswords

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RankCount   Words
1.554ERA
2.485AREA
3.458ERE
4.449ONE
5.436ORE
6.435ELI
7.412ALE
8.410ATE
9.396ALI
10.393ETA
11.392ERIE
12.388ARE
13.385OLE
14.374ALOE ERR
16.366ALA
17.357IRE
18.356ESS ODE
20.351ARIA
21.347EDEN
22.346EAR EEL ENE
25.343ANTE
26.339ACE
27.338ADO ELSE
29.335SPA
30.331ASH
31.325ESE IRA
33.324END
34.321NEE
35.313EST
36.309APE
37.305SEE
38.301EAT
39.300AGE
40.298OREO
41.293IDEA
42.292ANT
43.289TEE
44.281EVE
45.279EGO TEN
47.278ANTI ICE NET
50.277ASS
51.276ETE
52.272ARENA
53.271ARI
54.269ISEE
55.268ART TAR
57.266AHA SEA TEA
60.265ANA
61.263SET
62.262ASEA ORAL
64.260ASIA LEE
66.256EASE EPEE
68.255ELS
69.254SHE
70.251EROS
71.250TNT
72.249OLEO
73.248ACRE ONCE TSAR
76.247TREE
77.246ETNA NOR ODOR USE
81.245ALAS ECO EON ERASE ESP
86.243YES
87.242ETAL IDO
89.241ENS OSLO
91.240ALEE
92.239ECHO STAR
94.238NEO
95.237RES
96.234AIR ANON IDOL ISLE
100.233AMI RTE
102.232RNA STE
104.231RIO STY
106.230LIE
107.229LEI
108.228ENOS OAR
110.227ENDS EPA
112.226EDGE OBOE
114.223ADS IRON NRA SSE
118.222ANN ONES ONO
121.221ERIN
122.220ALL STIR
124.219ANNE
125.218ALEC AMEN
127.217ACHE ELAN ENO OAT
131.216ABE EERIE ESSO EWE
135.215ACT AERO
137.214EDIT ITEM RAN
140.212ETS
141.211AMA ASHE ETON
144.210ADAM ADE EMU LEA
148.209INRE
149.208OMAR RED
151.207ALTO ARC ARES EAST ERAS RAT TSE
158.206ALOT ETTE RARE TIE
162.205ABLE ASAP ELO TOE
166.204IRAN LET OIL ROE
170.203ILE OTTO
172.202AGO ORR RAE
175.201ERIC LES REST
178.200ARLO ELLA EYE
181.199IAN IDA
183.198ENID ERS PER
186.197DEN ITO NEST
189.196UTE
190.195ALAN LEO
192.194KNEE
193.193ATOM AXE ELL NERO
197.192EDS OTIS
199.191ITS OER SIR SRO
203.190ADA EER ILL URN
207.189EDNA INN OPAL OVA SAT
212.188ASP ERLE ETRE IDLE ION RENE
218.187EMIT ORO SLY
221.186NEA NIL OGRE UTAH
225.185ESAU ONTO OVER
228.184EVA OMEN
230.183APSE ASA ELIA NED
234.182ARM AVE ETC OLD TED USER
240.181AAA EVER OPERA
243.180AFAR ALES ALSO ANNA DNA IOTA ORES
250.179ANY AWE IRENE NEAT PTA
255.178ABET ELAL IRS NNE RAH
260.177ANTS ENTER SOS SSTS
264.176SST STET
266.175ARID ASTI ETTA NTH RENO SRI
272.174IRIS OGLE SAD SRS STAT
277.173ARAB ASTA ESTE TAN
281.172AGEE ALIT ANEW AVA EPIC INTO RCA TRA USA
290.171ARA ESSE OMIT REA SNL
295.170AND ATM ELM NEED
299.169ROT
300.168AURA STEP UNIT
303.167ACNE EURO OTT TERI
307.166AONE PEA
309.165ECRU PRO SAL URGE
313.164AVER BRA EGAD EVIL STEM
318.163ERRS INCA STAN
321.162ALAI ASST EIRE ERN TRI
326.161APT ELLE IGOR ODES
330.160ANO ATARI IRATE NEON ORCA UNO
336.159ATOP ELK EMIR ENT MAR ONEA OPEN PAR
344.158ABA ADD EVEN OBI SNAP
349.157ACES EDAM GEE REO SSS
354.156AJAR ALONE LSD OVAL TIN
359.155AROMA EKE TON
362.154GAS HER RENT SEN SON SPAR URAL
369.153AKA ALT ANI ELSA ORA RUE SLO TAO
377.152AOL ARTS EARL EMO OMAN PSST SENT SNO TIS
386.151ERGO INS NAT OTOE OWE SRA TRIO
393.150ACME AGES EAU ERATO ICON INANE
399.149ABEL EEN EGOS ETAS OLIO REAR SLED STS YEN
408.148ATSEA NESS OMNI ORATE PAL REED SIS TRE
416.147CIA EGG ELF ERTE NOSE RAP TDS URSA
424.146ADORE ALIEN ALP ARAL ASK AVON OPT RIOT
432.145ABS CAR ELATE LED MIA ODD ONUS SAG SCAR STA
442.144ACTS ALAMO ERAT ONA TOT USES
448.143ALOHA EDIE NSA STAG TEL
453.142AGRA ERNIE NEAR OLA RHO RYE
459.141AMES ATLAS ERST OHIO PIE PSI TALE TEEN ULNA YET
469.140ADEN ATIT CAT ESTEE LEER TET
475.139AIL ASTO DOE ETTU NBA SAN SARI SEC YEA
484.138ATA INA RBI SOD USED