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What may restock food shop excessively (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

delivery

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Here is my best explanation:

'what may restock' is the definition.

'food shop excessively' is the wordplay.
'food shop' becomes 'deli' ('deli' can be a synonym of 'food shop').
'excessively' becomes 'very'.
'deli'+'very'='DELIVERY'

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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for delivery that I've seen before include "A handing over of goods", "useful service for the housebound", "Throw of a cricket ball", "Style of speaking", "Address", "style", "Manner of making speech or bowling a ball", "Act of giving birth", "Carriage and supply" and "Chinaman, perhaps".)

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