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Queueing outside Celtic’s pitch (7)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

incline

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Here is my best explanation:

'pitch' is the definition.
('incline' can be a synonym of 'pitch')

'queueing outside celtic's' is the wordplay.
'queueing' becomes 'inline'.
'outside' indicates putting letters inside.
'celtic' becomes 'c'.
'inline' going around 'c' is 'INCLINE'.

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for incline that I've seen before include "Lean, slope", "Slope", "Tend - slope", "Gradient", "Have a tendency to do or be something", "Tend; lean", "Lean (towards)", "Turn", "lean forward" and "Bend forwards".)

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