Crossword Genius

Men short of urgent supplies? (5)


I believe the answer is:


'men' is the definition.
(gent is a kind of man)

'of urgent supplies?' is the wordplay.
'of' indicates a hidden word.
'GENTS' can be found hidden inside 'urgent supplies'.

'short' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for gents that I've seen before include "toilet" , "Male loos" , "Public convenience" , "Men (colloq.)" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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