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Rides boats, dropping ecstasy with miscreants (6,6)


I believe the answer is:

ferris wheels

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Here is my best explanation:

'rides' is the definition.
(Ferris wheel is an example)

'ecstasy with miscreants' is the wordplay.
'ecstasy' becomes 'ferris' (I can't explain this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'with' becomes 'w' (abbreviation).
'miscreants' becomes 'heels'.
'ferris'+'w'+'heels'='FERRIS WHEELS'

'boats dropping' is the link.
This may not be right. Some or all of it may be part of another bit of the clue.


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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Another definition for ferris wheels that I've seen is "revolvers for entertainment?".)

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