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Henry and I save the fish (7)


I believe the answer is:


'fish' is the definition.
(I know that halibut is a type of fish)

'henry and i save' is the wordplay.
'henry' becomes 'hal' (short for Henry).
'and' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'save' becomes 'but' ('but' can mean 'save' or 'except').

'the' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for halibut that I've seen before include "Marine food fish" , "Something fishy here" , "Large flatfish used as food" , "Fish found in Bali hut" , "Largest flatfish" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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