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Profiteer gets indication of approval: and all in French (6,4)


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ticket tout

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'profiteer' is the definition.
(someone who profits by re-selling tickets)

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(Another definition for ticket tout that I've seen is " Crooked dealer".)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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