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Drama writer barred for the very young (7)


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'barred for the very young' is the definition.
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'drama writer' is the wordplay.
'drama' becomes 'play' (synonyms).
'writer' becomes 'pen' (something which writes).

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(Other definitions for playpen that I've seen before include "Portable enclosure for tots" , "Child's enclosure" , "Enclosure for child" , "juvenile restraint" , "device to capture the young" .)

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