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Hero outlaw guarding cash machine (6)


I believe the answer is:


'hero' is the definition.
(I know that Batman has the occupation superhero)

'outlaw guarding cash machine' is the wordplay.
'outlaw' becomes 'ban' (banning is a kind of outlawing).
'guarding' is an insertion indicator.
'cash machine' becomes 'a t m' (synonyms).
'ban' going around 'atm' is 'BATMAN'.

(Other definitions for batman that I've seen before include "who'd fight crime?" , "gives help to one in a mess?" , "'British military orderly, with Robin as a sidekick? (6)'" , "British military orderly and comic book hero" , "Comic/film superhero" .)

I've seen this clue in The Sun and The Telegraph.
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