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Tennis call Don overturned (3,2)


I believe the answer is:

not up

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Here is my best explanation:

'tennis call' is the definition.
I don't know anything about this answer so I can't tell whether it can be defined by this definition.

'don overturned' is the wordplay.
'don' becomes 'puton' ('put on' can be a synonym of 'don').
'overturned' says the letters should be written in reverse.
'puton' backwards is 'NOT UP'.


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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for not up that I've seen before include "with tennis call", "call in court" and "still in bed".)

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