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Clued In #65 | Ends justify the means

Mihir Balantrapu  |  11 June 2020

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We all know how an acrostic works, right? You take the first letter of each of a set of words, and string them together to form a new word. Well, in a Tail Acrostic, you select the last letter of each of a set of words.


The Hindu Cryptic #12958 | Arden | 10 Across

Clue surface: Finally, all the data collected points to these clues (5)

Definition: clues

Answer: LEADS

Explanation: ‘Finally’ indicates that we need to select the ends of the words ‘alL thE datA collecteD pointS’ to form a synonym of the plural noun ‘clues’, which is LEADS.

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