Get to the point (6)
This clue is a double definition.
'get to' is the first definition.
(I've seen this before)
'the point' is the second definition.
(Other definitions for needle that I've seen before include "peak" , "Item for sewer" , "Informal name for hypodermic syringe" , "Annoy by constant criticism" , "Persistently annoy" .)
(Other definitions for cut to the chase that I've seen before include "'Stop beating about the bush!'" , "Start discussing important matters" , "Get to the point" .)