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No time for fear? That's a mistake! (5)


I believe the answer is:


'a mistake' is the definition.
('error' can be a synonym of 'mistake')

'no time for fear?' is the wordplay.
'no' is a deletion indicator.
'time for' becomes 't' (I've seen this in other clues).
'fear?' becomes 'terror' (terror is a kind of fear).
'terror' with 't' taken out is 'ERROR'.

'that's' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for error that I've seen before include "wrong" , "1 down" , "Trial and ___" , "Mistake from terrorist" , "A mistake or inaccuracy" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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