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Neglected newspaper needs good editor (6)


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Here is my best explanation:

'neglected' is the definition.

'newspaper needs good editor' is the subsidiary indication.
'newspaper' becomes 'rag' (rag is a kind of newspaper).
'needs' means one lot of letters go next to another.
'good' becomes 'g' (abbreviation).
'editor' becomes 'ed'.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for ragged that I've seen before include "Made fun of; tattered", "Scruffy", "down at heel", "shabby", "Made or performed unevenly", "Clothes that are worn or torn", "Frayed or lacking smoothness", "taunted", "Old and torn, clothes say" and "made fun of".)

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