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Pair of the French get nothing (3)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

duo

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Here is my best explanation:

'pair' is the definition.

(duo is a kind of pair)

'of the french get nothing' is the subsidiary indication.

'of the french' becomes 'du'.

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

'nothing' becomes 'o' (looks like zero - 0).

'du'+'o'='duo'

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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for duo that I've seen before include "rejected Arab's lute", "Pair of performers", "Music for two", "Pair (of people, things)", "A team of two", "Pair of people/things", "Brace", "A pair of performers", "Performers" and "Two players".)

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