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A scoundrel returned to snatch one crown (5)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'one crown' is the definition.


I cannot understand how the remainder of the clue works.

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for tiara that I've seen before include "Jewelled, ornamental headgear", "Crescent-shaped headdress or Pope's diadem", "Headgear", "Type of diadem", "Ornamental headpiece", "pope may have been topped by one", "Ornamental crescent-shaped headdress or Pope's diadem", "Women's head ornament", "Top decoration" and "Diadem".)


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