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It comes and goes (3 letter answer)

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The answer FAD is common and appears about once every 200 puzzles.

Related Clues

Pokémon, for one
In thing
A day's craze
Furbys, once
It'll pass
It's "in one era and . . . "
It's in, for now
It's temporarily in
Kind of diet
The lambada, once
Latest thing
The limbo, once
Passing fancy
Streaking, once
Temporary excitement
Angry Birds, e.g.
Beanie Babies, e.g.
Crosswords, e.g., in the 1920s
Goldfish swallowing, e.g.
Hula-Hoops, once
It's all the rage
Pet rocks, once
Short-lived fashion
Short-lived thing
Troll dolls, once
Angry Birds, e.g., in 2010
Cabbage Patch dolls, e.g.
Furbys or yo-yos, once
Hula-Hoops or Furbys, once
It's in one era . . . out the other
It's in one era, out the other
It's in one year and out the other
Macarena or Beanie Babies, once
Possession of pet rocks, e.g.
Texas hold 'em, e.g.
It's hot, then it's not


FAD as a noun:

1. (fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage) = an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"