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Drop tome off that’s being plugged (8)


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'being plugged' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.

'drop tome off' is the wordplay.
'off' indicates an anagram.
'droptome' anagrammed gives 'PROMOTED'.

'that's' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for promoted that I've seen before include "Advanced" , "Publicised" , "Put up" , "Pushed" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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