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Statistics | Most Frequent Words


Since its debut on May 9, 2018, the New York Times Spelling Bee has run 1,735 regular daily puzzles, plus 2 extra stopgap puzzles. Here are a few statistics covering that span.

Below are the words that have appeared in Spelling Bee with the greatest frequency, ranked through 100th place:

 
freq
rank
noon
145
(1)
loll
142
(2)
toot
130
(3)
naan
117
(4)
nana
117
lilt
106
(6)
till
106
tilt
106
mama
89
(9)
mamma
89
tint
87
(11)
onto
85
(12)
toon
85
nene
82
(14)
acacia
81
(15)
acai
81
call
81
calla
81
lull
81
lulu
81
tatty
81
dodo
80
(22)
boob
79
(23)
booboo
79
ratatat
78
(25)
tart
78
tartar
78
array
77
(28)
attar
77
papa
77
poop
77
allay
76
(32)
ally
76
radar
76
anal
75
(35)
loon
75
olio
75
mitt
74
(38)
anon
73
(39)
baba
73
mono
73
moon
73
onion
73
loom
72
(44)
moll
72
root
71
(46)
rotor
71
toro
71
tort
71
trot
71
nanny
70
(51)
loot
69
(52)
lotto
69
tact
69
toll
69
tool
69
tutu
69
coot
68
(58)
itty
68
roar
67
(60)
tall
67
cancan
66
(62)
cocci
65
(63)
tattoo
65
aria
64
(65)
moot
63
(66)
motto
63
nada
63
natant
63
ammo
62
(70)
momma
62
roll
62
ball
61
(73)
blab
61
cell
61
epee
61
illy
61
lily
61
noun
61
peep
61
cocoon
60
(81)
hoot
60
tooth
60
blob
59
(84)
boll
59
bolo
59
lobo
59
manna
59
tinct
59
cool
58
(90)
hath
58
loco
58
that
58
bill
57
(94)
lama
57
llama
57
mall
57
mammal
57
roto
57
cilia
55
(100)
laic
55
laical
55
lilac
55
oleo
55
rill
55

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