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Uncontrollable oil gush — hot and revolting (8)


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Here is my best explanation:

'revolting' is the definition.

'uncontrollable oil gush hot' is the wordplay.
'uncontrollable' indicates anagramming the letters (I've seen this in other clues).
'hot' becomes 'h'.
'oilgush' anagrammed gives 'ghoulis'.

'and' acts as a link.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for ghoulish that I've seen before include "Macabre", "Morbidly interested in death or disaster", "Morbid, horrible" and "Gruesome".)

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