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Bum in boozer (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

sponge

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Here is my best explanation:

I believe this is a double definition.

'bum' is the first definition.
('sponge' can be a synonym of 'bum')

'boozer' is the second definition.
(thesaurus)

'in' is the link.

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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for sponge that I've seen before include "Piece of porous rubber", "that lives in the sea", "Marine creature - cadge", "Used for washing", "Porous substance to absorb liquid", "Aquatic invertebrate -- type of cake", "Sea animal often found in bath", "Drunkard", "Porous mass in oceans" and "Cadger".)

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