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Quiet fool in sandy area turned and entered forbidden territory (10)


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'entered forbidden territory' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both to do with motion as well as being past participle verbs.
Maybe there's an association between them I don't understand?

'quiet fool in sandy area turned' is the wordplay.
'quiet' becomes 'p' (music symbol for 'piano', ie soft or quiet).
'fool' becomes 'ass' (both can mean a stupid person).
'in' is an insertion indicator.
'sandy area' becomes 'desert' (desert is a kind of area. I am not sure about the 'sandy' bit.).
'turned' is a reversal indicator.
'desert' reversed gives 'tresed'.
'pass' going into 'tresed' is 'TRESPASSED'.

'and' is the link.

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(Another definition for trespassed that I've seen is " had no right to be there".)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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