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Fishy, perhaps, it's simply full of holes! (3)


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'fishy' is the definition.
Both the definition and answer are adjectives. Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'it's simply full of holes' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
'it' could be 't' (abbreviation. e.g. in 'tis) and 't' is present in the answer.
The remaining letters 'ne' is a valid word which might be clued in a way I don't understand.
This may be the basis of the clue (or it may be nonsense).

'perhaps' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for net that I've seen before include "Fish-catcher" , "Cricket practice area" , "land" , "catch fish" , "Mesh for the bottom line?" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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