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Young monk’s drama over wrong habit (6)


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Here is my best explanation:

'young monk's' is the definition.

'drama over wrong habit' is the subsidiary indication.

'drama' becomes 'no' (Noh or No is a Japanese masked drama).

'over' means one lot of letters go next to another.

'wrong habit' becomes 'vice'.


This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for novice that I've seen before include "Salvage", "apprentice", "Convert", "Probationary nun/monk", "New member (of religious order)", "Acolyte", "Rookie", "New starter", "Tyro" and "Beginner, tyro".)


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