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Employer's new ruse (4)


I believe the answer is:


'employer's' is the definition.
(someone who employs or uses something)

'new ruse' is the wordplay.
'new' is an anagram indicator.
'ruse' anagrammed gives 'USER'.

(Other definitions for user that I've seen before include "One taking drugs" , "Consumer" , "junkie" , "Person who takes drugs" , "With 1a [NEW] he'll need different login" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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