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Relative of American set free (6)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'relative' is the definition.

(auntie is a kind of relative)

'american set free' is the subsidiary indication.

'american' becomes 'a' (common abbreviation - e.g. in organisation names).

'set free' becomes 'untie' (I've seen this before).


'of' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Irish Times

(Other definitions for auntie that I've seen before include "Kinswoman", "Relative (colloq.)", "But is she a relative", "Female relative", "beeb", "BBC's nickname", "Family relative", "BBC; relative (colloq,)", "BBC nickname" and "Close relative".)


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