Without counting any special scoring squares (e.g. double word), the word SPORT is worth 6 points. P is worth 2 points; the other letters are worth 1 point each.

first -- 5 letters second -- 6 letters third -- 5 letters fourth -- 6 letters fifth -- 5 letters sixth -- 5 letters seventh -- 7 letters eighth -- 6 letters So the nest number would be 5, because there are 5 letters in ninth.

36 different ways. Doodle has 6 letters all you do is multiply the numbers of letters by the number of letters (6 times 6). Also it depends on if you would like to use all 6 letters in the word or not.