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Bypass road used by aircraft! (8)


I believe the answer is:


'aircraft' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'bypass road used by' is the wordplay.
'bypass' becomes 'skip' (I've seen this before).
'road' becomes 'lane' (a lane is a small road).
'used by' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

(Other definitions for skiplane that I've seen before include "Aircraft that can land on snow" , "Long accusatory speech" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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