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Planet seen by an upstart artist at sunrise (6)


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'planet' is the definition.
(Uranus is an example)

'by an upstart artist at sunrise' is the wordplay.
'by' says to put letters next to each other.
'an upstart' becomes 'u' (start of the word 'up').
'artist' becomes 'ra' (Royal Academician, member of Royal Academy of Arts).
'at sunrise' becomes 'nus' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'u' next to 'ra' is 'ura'.

'seen' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for uranus that I've seen before include "Uses profane language" , "world" , "Most ancient of Greek gods, and a major planet" , "Greek god ruler of universe, or a major planet" , "Giant planet" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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