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Bemused with creature (3)


I believe the answer is:


'creature' is the definition.
(emu is a kind of animal)

'bemused with' is the wordplay.
'with' says the answer is hidden in the clue.
'EMU' can be found hidden inside 'bemused'.

(Other definitions for emu that I've seen before include "Australian running bird." , "Aussie runner" , "unit of measurement" , "Australian non-flyer" , "Parky's nemesis" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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