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Beat it when bacon's cooked with dollop on top (7)


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'beat' is the definition.

'bacon's cooked with dollop on top' is the wordplay.
'cooked with' indicates anagramming the letters (letters cooked into a new form).
'on top' suggests taking the first letters.
The initial letter of 'dollop' is 'd'.
'bacons' mixed up with 'd' can make 'ABSCOND'.

'it when' is the link.
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(Other definitions for abscond that I've seen before include "Decamp; bolt" , "Fly" , "make quick getaway" , "Make off (with the money?)" , "Go away secretly after doing wrong" .)

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