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Get to the top on Tyneside? (7)


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'get to the top on tyneside?' is the definition.

I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'get to the top on tyneside?' is the subsidiary indication.

'get to the top' becomes 'scale'.

'on' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'tyneside?' becomes 'ne' (region in North East of England).


This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for scalene that I've seen before include "Unequal-sided (triangle)", "(Of triangle) with each side of a different length", "In such a triangle", "not having evenly matched sides", "(Of triangle) with no sides equal", "Neither equilateral nor isosceles", "Not equilateral", "Describing a triangle with unequal sides", "(Of triangle) having three unequal sides" and "Having no sides for a match".)


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