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The answer RIPVANWINKLE (rip van winkle) has 22 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of rip van winkle in various dictionaries:
noun - a person oblivious to social changes
noun - a person who sleeps a lot
noun - the title character in a story by Washington Irving about a man who sleeps for 20 years and doesn't recognize the world when he wakens
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|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This Washington Irving character slept through the American Revolution|
|This Washington Irving short story character is surprised to learn he's been asleep for 20 years|
|This sleepy Dutch-American character has a dog named Wolf & a daughter named Judith|
|Actor Joseph Jefferson was renowned for his portrayal of this snoozy Washington Irving character|
|In this tale a sleepy Dutch colonist meets the spirits of Henry Hudson's crew playing ninepins|
|In an 1819 tale, his daughter says about him, "It's been twenty years since he went away from home, with his gun"|
|"Rip-Rip" is a comic opera about this sleepy head who killed time in the Catskills|
|In a 19th century story, he sleeps for 20 years|
|He & his dog Wolf were hunting squirrels in the Catskills when he fell asleep|
|This character from an 1819 tale missed the American revolution; he was asleep|
|Rip van winkle might refer to|
|"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains and wakes up 20 years later, having missed the American Revolution. Irving wrote it while living in Birmingham, England, as part of the collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The story is set in New York's Catskill Mountains, but Irving later admitted, "When I wrote the story, I had never been on the Catskills."|