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I select new queen for English city (9)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

leicester

Here is my best explanation:

'english city' is the definition.

(I've seen this before)

'i select new queen' is the subsidiary indication.

'new' indicates an anagram.

'queen' becomes 'er' (Abbreviation for Elizabeth Regina).

'i'+'select'='iselect'

'iselect' anagrammed gives 'leicest'.

'leicest'+'er'='leicester'

'for' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for leicester that I've seen before include "English cheese, maybe red", "Elizabeth I's favourite", "County town on the river Soar", "Orange kind of cheese", "Midlands city", "Central English city; red cheese", "Sheep - cheese", "London film premiere location", "City; orange cheese" and "City, Robert Dudley".)

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