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People on the beach and the pubs all round (7)


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'people on the beach' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both people as well as being plural nouns.
Maybe there's a link between them I don't understand?

'the pubs all round' is the wordplay.
'pubs' becomes 'bars' (I've seen this before).
'all round' is an insertion indicator.
'the' inserted inside 'bars' is 'BATHERS'.

'and' acts as a link.

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I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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