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Locate stand-in turning up in row (4-2)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'row' is the definition.

(bust-up is a kind of row)

'locate stand-in turning up' is the subsidiary indication.

'locate' becomes 'put'.

'stand in' becomes 'sub' ('sub' can be a synonym of 'stand in').

'turning up' says the letters should be written in reverse.


'putsub' backwards is 'bustup'.

'in' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for bust-up that I've seen before include "disagreement", "Serious quarrel/fight", "Argument finishing a relationship", "Quarrel, brawl", "Serious quarrel or fight (B, not D)", "Quarrel, possibly ending a friendship" and "Serious altercation".)


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