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Generosity of types accepting needs intermittently (8)


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Here is my best explanation:

'generosity' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'types accepting needs intermittently' is the wordplay.
'types' becomes 'kinds' (I've seen this before**).
'accepting' is an insertion indicator.
'intermittently' means one should take alternating letters.
The alternate letters of 'needs' are 'nes'.
'kinds' placed around 'nes' is 'KINDNESS'.

'of' is the link.


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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for kindness that I've seen before include "charity", "Goodwill", "Benevolence", "Warmheartedness, consideration", "Good turn", "Compassion", "Warmheartedness, tenderness", "Consideration, warm-heartedness", "Good deed" and "Generosity towards those less fortunate".)

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