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"Slippery" fish (3)

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eel

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(Other definitions for eel that I've seen before include "Slender fish" , "Snake-like sea creature" , "Snaky fish" , "Electric swimmer, perhaps?" , "Slippery swimmer (may be jellied)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Star Tribune, the USA Today, The Mirror, The Times, the Newsday, The Guardian, The Telegraph, the Universal, the Penny Press, The New York Times and the Evening Standard.
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