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Show half of mum's brothers having left (7)


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'show' is the definition.
(I know that uncover is a more specific form of the action bring out)

'half of mum's brothers having left' is the wordplay.
'half of mum's brothers' becomes 'unc' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'having' says to put letters next to each other.
'left' becomes 'over' (I've seen this in other clues).

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(Other definitions for uncover that I've seen before include "Make visible" , "Strip off" , "Expose, reveal" , "Expose, unveil" , "bare" .)

I've seen this clue in The Everyman puzzle in The Observer.
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