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Writer is jealous we hear (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

greene

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Here is my best explanation:

'writer' is the definition.
(graham greene)

'jealous we hear' is the wordplay.
'jealous' becomes 'green'.
'we hear' indicates a 'sounds like' (homophone) clue.
'green' sounds like 'GREENE'.

'is' is the link.

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(Other definitions for greene that I've seen before include "The Quiet American author", "Graham -, English author (Brighton Rock)", "Graham -, English novelist", "A novelist", "Graham --, British author", "See 13", "Graham -, twentieth century English author", "Graham --, Eng. author", "writer" and "Author".)

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