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Charlatan showed sign of injury and shuffled along (8)

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I believe the answer is:

shambled

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Here is my best explanation:

'shuffled along' is the definition.

'charlatan showed sign of injury' is the wordplay.
'charlatan' becomes 'sham'.
'showed sign of injury' becomes 'bled'.
'sham'+'bled'='SHAMBLED'

'and' acts as a link.

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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Another definition for shambled that I've seen is "walked unsteadily".)

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