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Ended series having exceeded time allowed (7)


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'exceeded time allowed' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'ended series' is the wordplay.
'ended' becomes 'over' (synonyms).
'series' becomes 'run' (a run or sequence of things).

'having' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for overrun that I've seen before include "Move too fast" , "Cover - attack" , "Go beyond the allotted time" , "UN rover (anag.)" , "Last longer than scheduled" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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