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  1. A member of a political party who does not support the party's nominee.
  2. An obscure athlete who wins an upset victory.
  3. A kind of fishing line; a boulter.
  4. A missed landing on an aircraft carrier; an aircraft that has made a missed landing.
  5. In team sports, a relatively little-known or inexperienced player who inspires the team to greater success.
  6. A horse that wins at long odds.
  7. A machine or mechanism that automatically sifts milled flour.
  8. A filter mechanism.
  9. A plant that grows larger and more rapidly than usual.
  10. A person who sifts flour or meal.
  11. A person or thing that bolts, or runs suddenly.


  1. To sift or filter through a sieve or bolter.
  2. To pound rapidly.
  3. To smear or become smeared with a grimy substance.
  4. To miss a landing on an aircraft carrier by approaching at the wrong angle, thereby missing the tailhook wires.
  5. To fish using a bolter.
  6. To swim or turn sideways while eating.

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