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Lazy star on the radio (4)


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Here is my best explanation:

'lazy' is the definition.
('idle' can be similar in meaning to 'lazy')

'star on the radio' is the wordplay.
'star' becomes 'idol' (idol is a kind of star).
'on the radio' shows a homophone (sound like).
'idol' sounds like 'IDLE'.


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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for idle that I've seen before include "Explosive stuff", "At rest", "Unoccupied or not in use", "not working in > lounge", "having been taken from service", "Out of work", "not being engaged", "Do very little", "Run out of gear" and "Circus entertainer".)

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