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Top of column's black and yellow (6)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'yellow' is the definition.

(seen before)

'top of column's black' is the subsidiary indication.

'top of' suggests taking the first letters.

'black' becomes 'raven'.

The first letter of 'columns' is 'c'.


'and' is the link.

(Other definitions for craven that I've seen before include "Cowardly and fearful", "Fearful", "yellow", "Without backbone", "Contemptibly cowardly", "Cowardly, spineless", "Lacking courage, cowardly", "Yellow", "Faint-hearted" and "Chicken-hearted".)


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