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Odd need to have daughter stopped (5)


I believe the answer is:


'stopped' is the definition.
('end' can be a synonym of 'stop')

'odd need to have daughter' is the wordplay.
'odd' indicates an anagram.
'to have' is an insertion indicator.
'daughter' becomes 'd' (genealogical abbreviation).
'need' with letters rearranged gives 'ened'.
'ened' placed around 'd' is 'ENDED'.

(Other definitions for ended that I've seen before include "Brought to a close" , "wound up" , "Acclaim" , "died" , "Broke off; finished" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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