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Cleaner cup possibly leads to excessive drinking (10)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

crapulence

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Here is my best explanation:

'excessive drinking' is the definition.

'cleaner cup possibly' is the wordplay.
'possibly' indicates an anagram.
'cleaner'+'cup'='cleanercup'
'cleanercup' is an anagram of 'crapulence'.

'leads to' is the link.

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for crapulence that I've seen before include "sloshed" and "Drinking".)

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