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Flyer’s attempt at test taking hours (4,4)


I believe the answer is:

goat moth

'flyer's' is the definition.
(moths fly)

'attempt at test taking hours' is the wordplay.
'attempt' becomes 'go' (go is a kind of attempt).
'test' becomes 'MOT' (as in an MOT test for a vehicle).
'taking' says to put letters next to each other.
'hours' becomes 'h'.

(Other definitions for goat moth that I've seen before include "Creature" , "One flying" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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