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Cheat or rascal not working (3,3)

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I believe the answer is:

rip off

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'cheat' is the definition.
(synonyms)

'rascal not working' is the wordplay.
'rascal' becomes 'rip' (I can't justify this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'not working' becomes 'off' (I've seen this in another clue).
'rip'+'off'='RIP-OFF'

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(Other definitions for rip off that I've seen before include "Fraudulent sale" , "Inferior imitation" , "Tear away; overcharge (slang)" , "Modern phrase for swindle or exploitation - that's torn it" , "Daylight robbery (informal)" .)

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