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Entertainers sent heart out? Good ones! (9)


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'entertainers' is the definition.
(stripper is a kind of entertainer)

'sent heart out? good ones' is the wordplay.
'sent' becomes 'posted' ('post' can be a synonym of 'send').
'heart' indicates the central letters.
'out? good ones' becomes 'rippers' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
The middle letters of 'posted' are 'st'.

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(Other definitions for strippers that I've seen before include "They should remove the paint!" , "Women in clubs" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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