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A fly in the meat sets everyone on edge (6)


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'a fly' is the definition.
(biting fly found in tropical Africa)

'the meat sets everyone on edge' is the wordplay.
'TSETSE' is hidden in amongst the letters.
However, I am not sure how the hidden word is indicated.

'in' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for tsetse that I've seen before include "Disease-carrying fly" , "cause of sleepiness?" , "bloodsucker" , "fly across Africa" , "source of sleeping sickness" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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