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Upstart is temporarily hiding performer (7)


I believe the answer is:


'performer' is the definition.
(an artiste is a performer or entertainer)

'upstart is temporarily hiding' is the wordplay.
'hiding' indicates a hidden word.
'ARTISTE' is hidden in the letters of 'upstart is temporarily'.

(Other definitions for artiste that I've seen before include "professional dancer?" , "Performers" , "Tears it (anag.)" , "Trouper" , "Attires (anag.)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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