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Monsieur finishes repairs (5)


I believe the answer is:


'repairs' is the definition.
(I know this)

'monsieur finishes' is the wordplay.
'monsieur' becomes 'm' (French abbreviation - like Mr for Mister).
'finishes' becomes 'ends' ('end' can be a synonym of 'finish').

(Other definitions for mends that I've seen before include "Repairs, darns" , "Fixes" .)

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