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Louis Armstrong provided stray cats with some new homes (7)


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'louis armstrong' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'stray cats with some new homes' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
an anagram of 'cats' is 'satc' which is within the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

'provided' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for satchmo that I've seen before include "Louis Armstrong's byname" , "Louis Armstrong's nickname" , "Name used by jazz player Louis Armstrong" , "Jazz musician" , "trumpeter" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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