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Have the bloke call for the wrapper (8)


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'the wrapper' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's a link between them I don't understand?

'have the bloke call' is the wordplay.
'have the bloke' becomes 'cove' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'call' becomes 'ring' (telephone call).

'for' is the link.

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(Other definitions for covering that I've seen before include "Protecting" , "shelter" , "Sleeve" , "Enveloping" , "acting as a reporter" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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