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I tape Hill’s funny tip for Terence Stamp fan (11)


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'stamp fan' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both people as well as being singular nouns.
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'i tape hill's funny tip for terence' is the wordplay.
'funny' indicates anagramming the letters.
'tip for' suggests taking the first letters (one end or tip of the word).
The initial letter of 'terence' is 't'.
'itapehills' anagrammed gives 'philatelis'.

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(Other definitions for philatelist that I've seen before include "Person with hobby" , "Stamp collector" .)

I've seen this clue in The Sunday Times and The Times.
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