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Direct, ordinarily, about cleric (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

rector

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Here is my best explanation:

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

'direct ordinarily about' is the subsidiary indication.
'about' indicates a hidden word.
'rector' is hidden within 'direct ordinarily'.

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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for rector that I've seen before include "member", "Head of some colleges", "Churchman", "Vicar", "Parish clergyman", "Clergyman", "Type of clergyman", "Preacher Man", "Cleric" and "priest".)

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