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In most cases, Maria had everything (6)


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'in most cases' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are plural nouns, I can't see how one could define the other.

'maria had everything' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
'everything' could be 'all' (all things) and 'all' is present in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for callas that I've seen before include "Noted late soprano of Greek background" , "Greek diva" , "Arguably, the greatest diva of them all" , "Superb soprano of Greek background" , "Maria, Greco-American soprano" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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