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Goes wrong (6 letter answer)

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The answer STRAYS is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1100 puzzles.

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Alley mewers
Becomes lost
Many pound dogs
Pinfold residents
Pound prospects
Doesn't follow the party line
Doesn't keep to the straight and narrow
Doesn't stick to the straight and narrow
They get added to pounds


STRAY as a noun:

1. (alley cat, stray) = homeless cat

STRAY as a verb:

1. (roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond) = move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
2. (stray, err, drift) = wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
3. (digress, stray, divagate, wander) = lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"