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Fine yarn somewhat manic, as home game reignited squad (8)


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'fine yarn' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'somewhat manic as home game reignited squad' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
'as' is within the answer.
'home' could be 'h' (abbreviation as used in sports fixtures) and 'h' is present in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for cashmere that I've seen before include "See charm (anag)" , "knitted garment" , "Soft fabric made from the wool of a goat" , "Expensive wool? Search me" , "A schemer in expensive wool" .)

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