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Like a broader smile from son that is held in acclaim (8)


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Here is my best explanation:

'like a broader smile' is the definition.

'son that is held in acclaim' is the subsidiary indication.

'son' becomes 's'.

'that is' becomes 'ie' ('i.e.' can be a synonym of 'that is').

'held in' indicates putting letters inside.

'acclaim' becomes 'cheer' (I've seen this before).


'sie' going into 'cheer' is 'cheesier'.

'from' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

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