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Sloppy sort of sauce containing some eggs (5)


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'sloppy' is the definition.

'sauce containing some eggs' is the wordplay.
'sauce' becomes 'soy' (soy sauce).
'containing' indicates putting letters inside.
'some eggs' becomes 'gg' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'soy' enclosing 'gg' is 'SOGGY'.

'sort of' acts as a link.
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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard