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No longer having time, stop -- or run on? (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

extend

Here is my best explanation:

'run on?' is the definition.

(thesaurus)

'no longer having time stop' is the subsidiary indication.

'no longer' becomes 'ex'.

'having' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'time' becomes 't'.

'stop' becomes 'end' ('end' can be a synonym of 'stop').

'ex'+'t'+'end'='extend'

'or' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for extend that I've seen before include "Stretch, reach", "Stretch out, say the hand of friendship", "Lengthen", "Enlarge, widen", "Spread - offer", "Reach out or stretch", "Stretch out - enlarge", "Hold out or stretch out", "Stretch out over a distance or lengthen in time" and "Draw out".)

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