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Timber producer occupied court, close to accused (9)


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Here is my best explanation:

'timber producer' is the definition.

'occupied court close to accused' is the subsidiary indication.

'occupied' becomes 'satin' (a sit-in is a type of protest).

'court' becomes 'woo' ('woo' can be a synonym of 'court').

'close to' indicates one should take the final letters (the close/ending of).

The final letter of 'accused' is 'd'.


This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for satinwood that I've seen before include "Timber", "Material valued for cabinetmaking", "Cabinetmaker's raw material", "Cabinet material", "Hard material", "tropical tree", "Indian tree" and "exotic tree?".)


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