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Statistics | Most Frequent Words


Since its debut on May 9, 2018, the New York Times Spelling Bee has run 2,235 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
179
(1)
loll
173
(2)
naan
160
(3)
nana
160
toot
159
(5)
lilt
131
(6)
till
131
tilt
131
tint
118
(9)
mama
113
(10)
mamma
113
acacia
110
(12)
acai
110
nene
110
anal
105
(15)
onto
105
toon
105
boob
101
(18)
booboo
101
onion
101
olio
100
(21)
anon
99
(22)
lull
99
lulu
99
papa
98
(25)
call
97
(26)
calla
97
poop
96
(28)
tatty
96
allay
95
(30)
ally
95
baba
95
dodo
95
ratatat
95
tart
95
tartar
95
attar
94
(37)
tact
94
mitt
93
(39)
nanny
93
loon
91
(41)
radar
91
tutu
91
array
89
(44)
cocci
88
(45)
tattoo
87
(46)
cancan
86
(47)
epee
86
mono
86
moon
86
nada
86
peep
86
roar
86
aria
85
(54)
cell
84
(55)
coot
84
itty
84
loom
83
(58)
moll
83
tall
83
natant
82
(61)
roll
82
loot
81
(63)
lotto
81
toll
81
tool
81
ammo
80
(67)
meme
80
momma
80
illy
79
(70)
lily
79
cocoon
78
(72)
moot
78
motto
78
root
77
(75)
rotor
77
toro
77
tort
77
trot
77
blob
76
(80)
boll
76
bolo
76
lobo
76
noun
76
tinct
76
bill
75
(86)
manna
75
cool
73
(88)
loco
73
mini
73
minim
73
oleo
73
ball
72
(93)
blab
72
neon
71
(95)
none
71
rill
71
cirri
70
(98)
hath
70
hoot
70
that
70
tooth
70

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