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Statistics | Most Frequent Words


Since its debut on May 9, 2018, the New York Times Spelling Bee has run 1,606 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
138
(1)
loll
135
(2)
toot
126
(3)
naan
113
(4)
nana
113
lilt
99
(6)
till
99
tilt
99
tint
84
(9)
mama
82
(10)
mamma
82
onto
82
toon
82
nene
79
(14)
dodo
76
(15)
ratatat
76
tart
76
tartar
76
attar
75
(19)
boob
75
booboo
75
tatty
75
array
74
(23)
call
74
calla
74
allay
73
(26)
ally
73
anal
73
loon
73
lull
73
lulu
73
olio
72
(32)
radar
70
(33)
acacia
69
(34)
acai
69
baba
69
mono
69
moon
69
poop
69
loom
68
(40)
loot
68
lotto
68
mitt
68
moll
68
onion
68
papa
68
root
68
rotor
68
toll
68
tool
68
toro
68
tort
68
trot
68
anon
67
(54)
tall
66
(55)
tutu
66
coot
65
(57)
tact
65
nanny
64
(59)
roar
63
(60)
aria
62
(61)
cancan
62
itty
62
tattoo
62
cocci
61
(65)
moot
60
(66)
motto
60
ball
59
(68)
blab
59
natant
59
illy
58
(71)
lily
58
nada
58
blob
57
(74)
boll
57
bolo
57
cell
57
epee
57
lobo
57
noun
57
peep
57
roll
57
roto
57
ammo
56
(84)
cocoon
56
momma
56
cool
55
(87)
loco
55
hoot
54
(89)
manna
54
tooth
54
entente
53
(92)
lama
53
llama
53
mall
53
mammal
53
teen
53
tenet
53
tent
53
bill
52
(100)
hath
52
that
52
tinct
52

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