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Turner embarrassed, getting flustered (8)


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'flustered' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are past participle verbs, I cannot see how one could define the other.

'turner embarrassed getting' is the wordplay.
'turner' becomes 'lathe' (a lathe is something which 'turns').
'embarrassed' becomes 'red' (someone may blush or go red when embarrassed).
'getting' means one lot of letters go next to another.

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(Other definitions for lathered that I've seen before include "flogged" , "Soaped as for shaving" , "Created a froth" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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