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Careless teen surprisingly a favourite with audience (5-7)

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I believe the answer is:

scene-stealer

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Here is my best explanation:

'a favourite with audience' is the definition.

'careless teen surprisingly' is the wordplay.
'surprisingly' indicates anagramming the letters.
'careless'+'teen'='carelessteen'
'carelessteen' with letters rearranged gives 'SCENE-STEALER'.

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