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Unlikely score Yankee discounted (4)


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Here is my best explanation:

'unlikely' is the definition.

(I've seen this in other clues)

'score yankee discounted' is the subsidiary indication.

'score' becomes 'tally' (tally is a kind of score).

'yankee' becomes 'y' (phonetic alphabet: alpha, bravo, charlie etc.).

'discounted' suggests deleting specific letters.

'tally' with 'y' taken out is 'tall'.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for tall that I've seen before include "that's hard to swallow", "Unlikely", "Of great height", "Unbelievable", "Towering", "High in stature", "Above average height", "Like giants", "Bigger than average" and "Higher than the average person".)

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