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Cry of wonder from George Eliot (3)


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'cry' is the definition.
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'from george eliot' is the wordplay.
'from' says the answer is hidden in the clue.
'GEE' is hidden in the letters of 'george eliot'.

'of wonder' is the link.
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(Other definitions for gee that I've seen before include "Wow!" , "Urge horse - expression of surprise" , "Goodness" , "crumbs" , "Mild exclamation" .)

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