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Mixed responses but continues forward (7,2)


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'continues forward' is the definition.
'presses on' can be an answer for 'continues' (I've seen this before). I am not sure about the 'forward' bit.

'mixed responses' is the wordplay.
'mixed' indicates anagramming the letters.
'responses' is an anagram of 'PRESSES ON'.

'but' is the link.

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(Another definition for presses on that I've seen is "Continues".)