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De Niro's makeover got rid of wrinkles (6)


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'got rid of wrinkles' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both to do with contact as well as being past participle verbs.
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'de niro's makeover' is the wordplay.
'makeover' indicates an anagram (I've seen this in other clues).
'deniro' is an anagram of 'IRONED'.

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(Other definitions for ironed that I've seen before include "De Niro (anag)" , "Had an evening out" , "flattened" , "Smoothed with domestic device" , "Removed creases" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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