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Hot under the collar attorney fails to get one? (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

ratty

(Other definitions for ratty that I've seen before include "Irritable (colloq.)", "Irritable, peevish", "Wretched", "Bad-tempered, irritable as a rodent", "Fictional mole's chum".)

I've seen this clue in Irish Times.
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