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With key one's certain to get an opening (7)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'an opening' is the definition.

(fissure is a kind of opening)

'with key one's certain' is the subsidiary indication.

'with' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'key' becomes 'f' (I've seen this in other clues).

'one's' becomes 'is' ('I' can be a synonym of 'one').

'certain' becomes 'sure' ('sure' can be a synonym of 'certain').

'f' put next to 'is' is 'fis'.


'to get' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for fissure that I've seen before include "Long, narrow opening", "Split, crack", "Split - cleavage", "Cleft", "Crack in rock", "Long, narrow crack" and "Crevice".)


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