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Performed play, in charge like a teacher (8)


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'like a teacher' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'performed play in charge' is the wordplay.
'performed' becomes 'did' ('do' can be a synonym of 'perform').
'play' becomes 'act' ('act' can be a synonym of 'play').
'in charge' becomes 'ic'.


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