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Fig. followed by "or so" (3 letter answer)

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The answer EST is very common and appears about once every 27 puzzles.

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EST as a noun:

1. (Eastern Time, Eastern Standard Time, EST) = standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States