Crossword Genius

Leader ordered liar to die (9)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

editorial

Here is my best explanation:

'leader' is the definition.

(I've seen this before)

'ordered liar to die' is the subsidiary indication.

'ordered' indicates anagramming the letters.

'liar'+'to'+'die'='liartodie'

'liartodie' anagrammed gives 'editorial'.

This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for editorial that I've seen before include "Newspaper opinion piece", "Article giving opinion of a newspaper", "Leading article", "Chief newspaper article", "Opinion article", "bit of paper", "Paper's opinion piece", "Newspaper article - "I led a riot" (anag)", "Article giving a newspaper's opinion" and "Article expressing the views of the publication".)

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