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A flair for keeping almost all in temporary accommodation (6)


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'a flair' is the definition.
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'almost all in temporary accommodation' is the wordplay.
'almost' means to remove the last letter (most of the word but not all of it).
'in' indicates putting letters inside.
'temporary accommodation' becomes 'tent' (people stay in a tent temporarily).
'all' with its last letter taken away is 'al'.
'al' inserted into 'tent' is 'TALENT'.

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(Other definitions for talent that I've seen before include "Natural ability or aptitude" , "Genius" , "Natural ability or gift" , "Natural endowment" , "Special aptitude for the old Greek money" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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