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Tom Sawyer maybe rude: tavern in uproar! (10)


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'tom sawyer' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both people as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's an association between them I don't understand?

'rude tavern in uproar' is the wordplay.
'in uproar' is an anagram indicator (I've seen this in other clues).
'rudetavern' with letters rearranged gives 'ADVENTURER'.

'maybe' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for adventurer that I've seen before include "Drake perhaps" , "Daring traveller" , "One off in search of exciting experiences" , "An opportunist" , "Daredevil" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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