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Audible tunes for king or queen, say (6)


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'king or queen say' is the definition.
(king and queen are types of leader)

'audible tunes' is the wordplay.
'audible' indicates a 'sounds like' (homophone) clue.
'tunes' becomes 'lieder' (German plural of 'lied', a type of song).
'lieder' is a homophone of 'LEADER'.

'for' is the link.

(Other definitions for leader that I've seen before include "Front-runner or head of group" , "Editor's article" , "source of inspiration" , "Director, guide" , "One is ahead and shows the way" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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