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Hunters' cry, .... "Count ends with two!" (5-2)


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'hunters' cry' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'count ends with two' is the wordplay.
'count' becomes 'tally' (tallying is a kind of counting).
'ends' indicates one should take the final letters.
The last letters of 'with two' are 'ho'.

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(Other definitions for tally-ho that I've seen before include ""I've seen the fox!"", "Huntsperson's cry", "Fox-hunting cry", "Huntsman's cry", "Hunter's cry".)

I've seen this clue in Sydney Morning Herald.
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