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Clued In #40 | A suit is a fitting dress

 |  01 May 2020

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We mark this Labour Day with a clue about bosses and how to dress for the job. Wouldn’t you agree that a suit is a fitting dress?

 

The Hindu Cryptic #12,923 | Arden | 6 Down

Clue surface: Suit to ask Bond’s boss to leave out the church (6)

Definition: Suit

Answer: BESEEM

Explanation: To ask is to BESEECH. M is the abbreviation for James Bond’s boss, Olivia Mansfield. Now, if CH, which is an abbreviation for ‘church’, is left out of the mix, you get BESEECH - CH + M = BESEEM

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