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Characters showing relief from disturbed rest slept round about (11*)


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Here is my best explanation:

'characters showing' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both related to communication as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'relief from disturbed rest slept round about' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite see how this works, but
'about' could be 're' (regarding) and 're' is found within the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...


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