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As if by magic, the osprey flies (3,6)


I believe the answer is:

hey presto

'as if by magic' is the definition.
(magic words)

'the osprey flies' is the wordplay.
'flies' is an anagram indicator.
'theosprey' with letters rearranged gives 'HEY-PRESTO'.

(Other definitions for hey presto that I've seen before include "that's the trick" , "Conjurer's exclamation" , "Spell words" , "Magic words" , "Conjuror's exclamation at the climax of a trick" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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