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Happy to make appeals to the Editor (7)


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Here is my best explanation:

'happy' is the definition.

('pleased' can be a synonym of 'happy')

'appeals to the editor' is the subsidiary indication.

'appeals' becomes 'pleas' (plea is a kind of appeal).

'to the editor' becomes 'ed'.


'to make' is the link.

This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for pleased that I've seen before include "Well satisfied", "Gratified", "Happy, satisfied", "like Punch?", "Delighted; grateful", "Feeling satisfaction", "Grateful, delighted", "content?", "Euphoric" and "Content".)


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