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Argue deep Tory reforms will be old-fashioned still (13)


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'old-fashioned still' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
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'argue deep tory reforms' is the wordplay.
'reforms' indicates an anagram.
'arguedeeptory' is an anagram of 'DAGUERREOTYPE'.

'will be' is the link.

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(Other definitions for daguerreotype that I've seen before include "Eye up to regard (anag) - old photograph" , "Early form of photograph" , "Old photo" , "Shot in past" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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