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Wee drink ahead of a play (5)


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Here is my best explanation:

'play' is the definition.

('drama' can be a synonym of 'play')

'wee drink ahead of a' is the subsidiary indication.

'wee drink' becomes 'dram' (I've seen this before**).

'ahead of' means one lot of letters go next to another (I've seen this in other clues).


This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for drama that I've seen before include "Turbulent emotional episode", "Play - excitement", "Literary genre for the stage", "Exciting series of events", "Emotional situation", "Serious play", "Play, emotional series of events", "Theatrical production", "Play (as a genre)" and "Plays as a genre".)


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