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New bales of fur (5)


I believe the answer is:


'fur' is the definition.
(I know that sable is a fur)

'new bales' is the wordplay.
'new' indicates an anagram.
'bales' is an anagram of 'SABLE'.

'of' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for sable that I've seen before include "Brush" , "Type of fur" , "Black; antelope" , "Dark brown - black" , "Literary black" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish Independent and The Globe and Mail.
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