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Irritation at summit, say (5)


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'irritation' is the definition.
(I know that irritation can be written as pique)

'summit say' is the wordplay.
'summit' becomes 'peak' (mountain peak).
'say' indicates a 'sounds like' (homophone) clue.
'peak' sounds like 'PIQUE'.

'at' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for pique that I've seen before include "Arouse" , "Needle" , "Equip (anag.)" , "A feeling of hurt pride" , "Stimulate (one's curiosity)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Daily Express.
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