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The ClueDime ___ (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer NOVEL is common and appears about once every 325 puzzles.
"Nana," for one
Medium for Melville
New and strange
"The Catcher in the Rye," e.g.
"Portnoy's Complaint," e.g.
It's no short story
"Lord Jim" or "Lucky Jim"
Orwell's "1984" or Clarke's "2010"
Penny dreadful or shilling shocker
DefinitionNOVEL as a noun:
1. a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
2. a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
NOVEL as an adjective:
1. (fresh, new, novel) = original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
2. (novel, refreshing) = pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"