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Raid nabbing Charlie, a rogue (6)


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'raid nabbing charlie a rogue' is the definition.
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'raid nabbing charlie' is the wordplay.
'raid' becomes 'sally' (both can mean an attack).
'nabbing' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'charlie' becomes 'c' (phonetic alphabet: alpha, bravo, charlie etc.).
'sally' going around 'c' is 'SCALLY'.

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