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Nipper moved prince (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

pincer

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Here is my best explanation:

'nipper' is the definition.
('pincer' can be a synonym of 'nipper')

'moved prince' is the wordplay.
'moved' indicates anagramming the letters.
'prince' with letters rearranged gives 'PINCER'.

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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for pincer that I've seen before include "Grasping limb of a crustacean", "Surrounding (movement)", "Nipper", "Crab's nipper", "Lobster's claw", "Crab's claw", "Claw, nipper", "Front claw" and "This movement is a converging attack".)

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