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Drunk as a skunk perhaps draped round looker? (3-4)


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'drunk as a skunk' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'draped round looker?' is the wordplay.
'draped' becomes 'pied' (I can't explain this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'round' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'looker?' becomes 'eye' (I've seen this in another clue).
'pied' enclosing 'eye' is 'PIE-EYED'.

'perhaps' is the link.

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(Other definitions for pie-eyed that I've seen before include "Blotto" , "Very drunk (colloq.)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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