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Reportedly spirit-like spirit? (6)


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Here is my best explanation:

'spirit?' is the definition.
(djinni is a kind of spirit)

'reportedly spirit-like' is the wordplay.
'reportedly' shows a homophone (sound like).
'spirit-like' becomes 'ginny' (like gin, an alcoholic spirit).
'ginny' is a homophone of 'DJINNI'.


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