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On the briny (6 letter answer)

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The answer AFLOAT is seen occasionally, appearing about once every 850 puzzles.

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At sea
Buoyed up
Drifting about
Financially solvent
Not bankrupt
Out of debt
Free of trouble or debt
In good financial shape
Like a bobbing cork
Not going under
Not yet sunk
Still not sunk
Still O.K. financially


AFLOAT as an adjective:

1. (adrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected) = aimlessly drifting
2. borne on the water; floating
3. (afloat, awash, flooded, inundated, overflowing) = covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"