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Eat in various coffee houses (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

scoff

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Here is my best explanation:

'eat' is the definition.

'in various coffee houses' is the subsidiary indication.
'in' indicates the answer is hidden within the clue.
'scoff' is hidden in the letters of 'various coffee houses'.

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for scoff that I've seen before include "Mock", "Food", "ridicule", "turtle soup for example?", "Ridicule - guzzle", "Speak scornfully; eat", "food on offer", "jeer", "taunt" and "Eat like a pig".)

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