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Hearty eater cut short by that woman's husband (11)


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'hearty eater cut short by that' is the definition.
'trencherman' can be an answer for 'hearty eater' (I've seen this before). I am not sure about the rest of the definition.

'woman's husband' is the wordplay.
'woman' becomes 'trencher' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'husband' becomes 'man' (a married man).

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(Other definitions for trencherman that I've seen before include "one enthusiastically taking courses" , "hearty eater" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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