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Tweak soft part of foot (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

pinch

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Here is my best explanation:

'tweak' is the definition.
('pinch' can be a synonym of 'tweak')

'soft part of foot' is the wordplay.
'soft' becomes 'p' (musical abbreviation for 'piano').
'part of foot' becomes 'inch' ('inch' is part of 'foot').
'p'+'inch'='PINCH'

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for pinch that I've seen before include "Steal (informal); squeeze", "Steal (colloq.); one felt by the poor", "Grip sharply; steal", "Squeeze between the fingers", "appropriate", "A little", "amount of salt?", "Tweak", "Economise - steal" and "Appropriate".)

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