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Clump of toys terrify one in bed (6)


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'clump' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both to do with contact as well as being verbs in their base form.
Maybe you can see an association between them that I don't see?

'toys terrify one in bed' is the wordplay.
'OYSTER' is hidden within the letters.
But, I'm uncertain how this is indicated.

'of' is the link.

Can you help me to learn more?

(Other definitions for oyster that I've seen before include "Pearl's home?" , "Bivalve - may be pearl carrier" , "Edible shellfish" , "Shade of greyish white" , "the world may be yours" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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