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I leave fresh aspirin for muscle injury (6)

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sprain

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'muscle injury' is the definition.

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This clue was last seen in The Globe and Mail

(Other definitions for sprain that I've seen before include "Wrench (limb)", "sign of strain", "Wrench, dislocate", "Wrench (a ligament) (P, not T)", "Rick", "Injure joint by wrenching it violently", "Injure a joint by twisting its ligaments", "Ligament wrench", "Muscle injury caused by wrench." and "Did chap".)

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