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Besides tea houses, where might you encounter The Blues? (7)


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'where might you encounter the blues?' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'besides tea houses' is the wordplay.
'besides' becomes 'else' (I've seen this in another clue).
'tea' becomes 'cha' (cha is a type of tea).
'houses' indicates putting letters inside.
'else' placed within 'cha' is 'CHELSEA'.

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(Other definitions for chelsea that I've seen before include "Word linking boot and bun", "place of buns", "Hillary Clinton's daughter", "issue for Clintons", "The Blues of Stamford Bridge".)

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