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Down ___ (New England) (4 letter answer)

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The answer EAST is very common and appears about once every 40 puzzles.

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EAST as a noun:

1. (east, due east, eastward, E) = the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
2. (East, Orient) = the countries of Asia
3. (East, eastern United States) = the region of the United States lying north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River

EAST as an adjective:

1. situated in or facing or moving toward the east

EAST as an adverb:

1. to, toward, or in the east; "we travelled east for several miles"; "located east of Rome"