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Need email translated for girl (9)


I believe the answer is:


'girl' is the definition.
(girl's name)

'need email translated' is the wordplay.
'translated' indicates an anagram.
'needemail' is an anagram of 'MADELEINE'.

'for' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for madeleine that I've seen before include "Woman" , "Item on sweet menu" , "Small sponge cake" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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