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Food of a kind that's bad for a beginner? (5)


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'food of a kind' is the definition.
'offal' can be an answer for 'food' (offal is a kind of food). I am unsure of the 'of a kind' bit.

'bad for a beginner?' is the wordplay.
'bad' becomes 'off' (eg meat that's gone off is bad).
'for' says to put letters next to each other.
'beginner?' becomes 'L' (as in a learner driver with L-plates on their car).

'that's' is the link.

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(Other definitions for offal that I've seen before include "Butcher's stock" , "Less edible parts of animal, entrails and organs" , "Liver, kidneys etc - rubbish" , "Less valuable edible parts of animal" , "Carrion" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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