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What's brought from food shop before jolly (8)


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'what's brought' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this defines the answer.

'food shop before jolly' is the wordplay.
'food shop' becomes 'deli' ('deli' can be a synonym of 'food shop').
'before' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'jolly' becomes 'very' (I've seen this in other clues).

'from' acts as a link.


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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

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