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Cowards’ sad return to darts organisation (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

dastards

Here is my best explanation:

'cowards' is the definition.

(dastard is a kind of coward)

'sad return to darts organisation' is the subsidiary indication.

'return' says the letters should be written backwards.

'organisation' is an anagram indicator.

'sad' back-to-front is 'das'.

'darts' anagrammed gives 'tards'.

'das'+'tards'='dastards'

This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Another definition for dastards that I've seen is "Cowards".)

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