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Having caught, be quick to discipline (7)


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'to discipline' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'having caught be quick' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
'caught' could be 'c' (cricket abbreviation) and 'c' is found in the answer.
'be quick' could be 'hasten' (I've seen this before) and 'hasten' is located in the answer.
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(Other definitions for chasten that I've seen before include "Subdue the pride of, discipline" , "Moderate" , "Subdue - a stench (anag)" , "Censure severely" , "Suppress" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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