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Taxi holds the French associate of Joshua (5)


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'associate of joshua' is the definition.
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'taxi holds the french' is the wordplay.
'taxi' becomes 'cab' (synonyms).
'holds' indicates putting letters inside.
'the french' becomes 'le' ('the' in French).
'cab' enclosing 'le' is 'CALEB'.

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(Another definition for caleb that I've seen is " Chap".)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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