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Cheat twits cleverly (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

twist

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Here is my best explanation:

'cheat' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'twits cleverly' is the wordplay.
'cleverly' indicates anagramming the letters.
'twits' anagrammed gives 'twist'.

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for twist that I've seen before include "Unexpected plot development", "Wind about; sixties dance", "tobacco to chew?", "Rotate; distort", "Twine together for a dance", "Nineteen sixties dance; distort", "racket", "Oliver --, Dickens character", "Dance craze of the 1960s" and "Spiral".)

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