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The Hindu Cryptic #12954 | Gridman | 1 Down

Clue surface: Reportedly eyes codes to break follies (8)

Definition: follies

Answer: IDIOCIES

Explanation: An anagram (as indicated by ‘to break’) of three Is, or III (‘Reportedly eyes’ indicates that we need a homophone of ‘eye’ in the plural) and CODES (literally ‘codes’) gives us another word for ‘follies’, which is IDIOCIES.

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