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Dish as ordered by boy (5)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'dish' is the definition.

(salad is a kind of dish)

'as ordered by boy' is the subsidiary indication.

'ordered' indicates anagramming the letters.

'by' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'boy' becomes 'lad' (lad is a kind of boy**).

'as' with letters rearranged gives 'sa'.


This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for salad that I've seen before include "Vegetable dish", "Cold dish of veg and herbs", "Cold meal", "Raw, green, veg", "- Days (musical)", "Lettuce dish", "healthy food", "Green, potato, Russian or Waldorf?", "Dish of cold vegetables" and "A dish of lettuce and vegetables".)


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