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Vicious Ohio gangster with new target practice facility (8,5)


I believe the answer is:

shooting range

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'facility' is the definition.
(I know that shooting range is a type of firing range)

'vicious ohio gangster with new' is the wordplay.
'vicious' indicates an anagram.
'with' is an insertion indicator.
'new' becomes 'n' (common abbreviation eg NT for New Testament).
'ohiogangster' anagrammed gives 'shootigrange'.
'shootigrange' going around 'n' is 'SHOOTING-RANGE'.

'target practice' acts as a link.
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(Other definitions for shooting range that I've seen before include "where folk fire off guns" , "Gun practice area" , "Place for gun or rifle practice" , "where guns may be fired" , "target area" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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