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Problem badly affected taps (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

hitch

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Here is my best explanation:

'problem' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'badly affected taps' is the wordplay.
'badly affected' becomes 'hit' (I've seen this before).
'taps' becomes 'ch' (I've seen this in other clues).
'hit'+'ch'='HITCH'

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