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Householders' overheads (5)


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'householders' overheads' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both man-made objects as well as being plural nouns.
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(Other definitions for roofs that I've seen before include "Protective coverings for buildings" , "Tops of buildings" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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