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Coy going to bed (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

retiring

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Here is my best explanation:

I believe this clue is a double definition.

'coy' is the first definition.
(thesaurus)

'going to bed' is the second definition.
('retire' can be a synonym of 'go to bed')

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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for retiring that I've seen before include "shrinking", "reserved", "quiet", "taking clothes off etc?", "giving up work", "Shy - going to bed", "Shunning contact with others", "stepping back", "Giving up work permanently" and "heading for bed".)

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