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The ClueWillie ___, 1942-48 featherweight champ (3 letter answer)
NotesThe answer PEP is seen frequently, appearing about once every 120 puzzles.
Kind of rally
Kind of talk
A must for cheerleaders
Vim, vigor or verve
What a cheerleader has
Willie of boxing fame
DefinitionPEP as a noun:
1. (pep, peppiness, ginger) = liveliness and energy; "this tonic is guaranteed to give you more pep"