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Wind science? No way of doing it in African country (8)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'doing it in african country' is the definition.

I don't know anything about this answer so I can't judge whether this works.

'wind science? no way of' is the subsidiary indication.

'wind' becomes 'sciroc' (I am not sure about this - if you are sure you should believe this answer much more).

'science?' becomes 'sc'.

'no' is a deletion indicator.

'way' becomes 's' (Compass direction - South).

'of' becomes 'o'.

'sc' with 's' removed is 'c'.


This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for scirocco that I've seen before include "Dry hot dusty wind blowing from N Africa" and "Wind".)


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