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Statistics | Most Frequent Words


Since its debut on May 9, 2018, the New York Times Spelling Bee has run 2,205 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
178
(1)
loll
172
(2)
toot
158
(3)
naan
156
(4)
nana
156
lilt
131
(6)
till
131
tilt
131
tint
115
(9)
mama
112
(10)
mamma
112
nene
108
(12)
acacia
107
(13)
acai
107
onto
104
(15)
toon
104
anal
103
(17)
boob
100
(18)
booboo
100
lull
99
(20)
lulu
99
onion
99
anon
98
(23)
olio
98
papa
97
(25)
poop
96
(26)
call
95
(27)
calla
95
dodo
95
tatty
94
(30)
allay
93
(31)
ally
93
baba
93
ratatat
93
tart
93
tartar
93
attar
92
(37)
mitt
92
tact
92
loon
91
(40)
nanny
91
radar
91
array
88
(43)
tutu
88
cocci
87
(45)
cancan
85
(46)
epee
85
mono
85
moon
85
nada
85
peep
85
roar
85
tattoo
85
aria
84
(54)
coot
83
(55)
loom
83
moll
83
tall
83
cell
82
(59)
itty
82
roll
82
loot
81
(62)
lotto
81
natant
81
toll
81
tool
81
ammo
79
(67)
momma
79
illy
78
(69)
lily
78
meme
78
moot
78
motto
78
cocoon
77
(74)
root
77
rotor
77
toro
77
tort
77
trot
77
tinct
76
(80)
bill
75
(81)
blob
75
boll
75
bolo
75
lobo
75
manna
74
(86)
noun
74
oleo
73
(88)
ball
72
(89)
blab
72
cool
72
loco
72
mini
71
(93)
minim
71
neon
71
none
71
rill
71
cirri
70
(98)
hath
69
(99)
hoot
69
that
69
tooth
69

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