Crossword Genius

Bad rules - fancy they'll be around for some time (8)

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I believe the answer is:

durables

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Here is my best explanation:

'they'll be around for some time' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this defines the answer.

'bad rules fancy' is the wordplay.
'fancy' is an anagram indicator.
'bad'+'rules'='badrules'
'badrules' with letters rearranged gives 'DURABLES'.

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for durables that I've seen before include "Goods likely to long-wearing" and "Consumer goods that are not destroyed by use".)

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