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Cut in personnel (4)


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I believe this clue is a double definition.

'cut' is the first definition.
(crew cut is a type of haircut)

'personnel' is the second definition.

'in' is the link.

(Other definitions for crew that I've seen before include "Ship's sailors" , "Sailors -- boasted" , "made triumphalist noises" , "A kind of short cut" , "Staff of boat" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror and The Daily Express.
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