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Aware of later development (5)


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Here is my best explanation:

'aware' is the definition.

('alert' can be a synonym of 'aware')

'later development' is the subsidiary indication.

'development' indicates anagramming the letters.

'later' with letters rearranged gives 'alert'.

'of' is the link.


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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for alert that I've seen before include "Vigilant - warning", "Active", "Observant", "Watchful; warning", "Wakeful, observant", "'Attentive, vigilant (5)'", "Intellectually active", "Awake, attentive", "sharp-witted" and "Watchfully awake".)

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