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Mean to get drunk (5)


I believe the answer is:


I believe this clue is a double definition.

'mean' is the first definition.
('tight' can be a synonym of 'mean')

'drunk' is the second definition.
(I've seen this before)

'to get' is the link.

(Other definitions for tight that I've seen before include "Stretched" , "Steaming" , "Hard to move; drunk" , "Sozzled; mean" , "reluctant to buy a round?" .)

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