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Commotion starts in showers, then inmates riot (4)


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Here is my best explanation:

'commotion' is the definition.
(stir is a kind of commotion)

'starts in showers then inmates riot' is the subsidiary indication.
'starts in' suggests taking the first letters.
The initial letters of 'showers then inmates riot' is 'stir'.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for stir that I've seen before include "fuss", "Arouse; mix", "Whisk or make a move", "Mix around", "Commotion; agitate", "Whisk or mix", "Prison (slang) - disturbance", "Move; wake", "Whisk or rotate" and "move around".)

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