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Fire in accommodation starts gas oven (3,2)

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I believe the answer is:

let go

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Here is my best explanation:

'fire' is the definition.

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'accommodation starts gas oven' is the subsidiary indication.

'accommodation' becomes 'let' (I can't explain this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).

'starts' says to take the initial letters.

The first letters of 'gas oven' is 'go'.

'let'+'go'='letgo'

'in' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Irish Times

(Other definitions for let go that I've seen before include "Discuss no further - dismiss - release", "Release or free", "Free", "Release grip", "Dismiss (from ones thoughts?)", "Set at liberty, loose grip on", "Release or permit to depart", "Loose one's grip", "sack" and "Give up".)

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