Crossword Genius

He is leader in train robbery (5)


I believe the answer is:


'robbery' is the definition.
(I know that heist is a type of robbery)

'he is leader in train' is the wordplay.
'leader in' says to take the initial letters.
The initial letter of 'train' is 't'.

(Other definitions for heist that I've seen before include "Mugging" , "crime?" , "bank job in America?" , "Armed hold-up (sl.)" , "Armed robbery" .)

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