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Implement to move left (6)


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Here is my best explanation:

'implement' is the definition.
(shovel is a kind of implement)

'move left' is the wordplay.
'move' becomes 'shove' (**).
'left' becomes 'l' (common abbreviation).

'to' acts as a link.


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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for shovel that I've seen before include "something for digs", "Tool for lifting and carrying", "''Don't forget your..., if you want to go to work'' (Christy Moore)", "digger", "Spade with a curved blade", "Excavator", "Large spade", "Dig", "Spade-like tool" and "Tool for moving, eg, coal".)

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