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Stressed about lock (5)


I believe the answer is:


'lock' is the definition.
(both can mean a piece of hair)

'stressed about' is the wordplay.
'about' says the answer is hidden in the clue (the clue goes around or about the answer).
'TRESS' is hidden within 'stressed'.

(Other definitions for tress that I've seen before include "Long lock or plait of hair" , "Braid of hair" , "Switch" , "Rests (anag.)" , "Curl - lock" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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