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Relish playing the nurse (8)


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'relish' is the definition.

'playing the nurse' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite see how this works, but
'playing' could be 'in' and 'in' is found in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for dressing that I've seen before include "Covering for wound; sauce for salad" , "Donning clothes" , "Compress" , "Sauce for salads" , "Sauce - alignment - bandage" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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