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The answer RIP is seen frequently, appearing about once every 90 puzzles.

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Actor Torn
Big swing
Cheat, with "off"
Cheat, slangily
Come apart
Famous oversleeper
Fictional sleeper
Final letters?
Go fast
Insult, slangily
Irving character
Irving's sleeper
Kind of cord
Kind of tide
Lay into
Light (into)
Open a seam
Slugger's swing
Speed (through)
Strong tide
Swindle, slangily
Tombstone letters
Torn or Taylor
Van Winkle
___ Van Winkle
Copy from CD to PC
Letters for the dear departed
Potential swimsuit embarrassment
Reason to do patchwork?
Stretch of turbulent water
Turbulent water stretch
It may be written in stone
"___ It Up," Little Richard hit
Certain wardrobe malfunction
Letters sometimes inscribed above a name
"As you sew, so shall you ___"


RIP as a noun:

1. (rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, blood, roue) = a dissolute man in fashionable society
2. (rip, rent, snag, split, tear) = an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
3. (rip, riptide, tide rip, crosscurrent, countercurrent) = a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
4. (rent, rip, split) = the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"

RIP as a verb:

1. (rend, rip, rive, pull) = tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
2. move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
3. cut (wood) along the grain
4. criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"