Crossword Genius

Course right for vessel (5)


I believe the answer is:


'for vessel' is the definition.
(liner is a kind of vessel)

'course right' is the wordplay.
'course' becomes 'line' (synonyms).
'right' becomes 'r' (common abbreviation).

(Other definitions for liner that I've seen before include "Large passenger-ship" , "Pleasure cruiser" , "Cosmetic item - Titanic, for example" , "Passenger transport" , "that's found in the kitchen bin, perhaps" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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