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A plot involving Ancient Greek (5)


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'greek' is the definition.
(I know that Plato is a greek)

'a plot involving' is the wordplay.
'involving' indicates an anagram.
'aplot' anagrammed gives 'PLATO'.

'ancient' acts as a link.
I am not very happy about this link. It may be part of another bit of the clue.

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(Other definitions for plato that I've seen before include "Ancient Greek philosopher" , "Teacher of Aristotle, pupil of Socrates" , "Greek philosopher (The Republic)" , "To pal up with Greek philosopher" , "A plot (anag) (known to Aristotle?)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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