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Broadcaster getting in hot water (6)


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'water' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's an association between them I don't understand?

'broadcaster getting in hot' is the wordplay.
'broadcaster' becomes 'sower' (I've seen this before).
'getting in' is an insertion indicator.
'hot' becomes 'h' (abbreviation eg on taps).
'sower' going around 'h' is 'SHOWER'.

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(Other definitions for shower that I've seen before include "an awful lot" , "Brief period of rain" , "Something depicting" , "Brief rainfall" , "Plumbing fixture and brief downpour" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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