Crossword Genius

Authority stays tight-lipped? (5*)

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say-so

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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for say-so that I've seen before include "Authority to make or allow something to happen", "Final approval", "authority for decision", "Go-ahead", "Authority - rumour", "Arbitrary assertion", "Authorisation", "Mere assertion (colloq.)", "Final authority" and "Authority to make a decision".)

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