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Run away from anger and depression in Greece (5)


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Here is my best explanation:

'depression in greece' is the definition.
(the Vale of Tempe is a gorge in Greece)

'run away from anger' is the wordplay.
'run' becomes 'r' (cricket abbreviation).
'away from' is a deletion indicator.
'anger' becomes 'temper' (I've seen this before).
'temper' with 'r' removed is 'TEMPE'.

'and' acts as a link.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for tempe that I've seen before include "beauty spot", "beautiful valley", "valley of great beauty", "A beautiful place", "peaceful valley", "Grecian vale" and "Valley".)

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