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Temporary shelter in which there's an occupant (6)


I believe the answer is:


'occupant' is the definition.
(tenant is a kind of occupant)

'temporary shelter in which there's an' is the wordplay.
'temporary shelter' becomes 'tent' (I've seen this before).
'in which' indicates putting letters inside.
'there's' becomes 'n' (I've seen this in other clues).
'an' becomes 'a'.
'tent' placed around 'na' is 'TENANT'.

(Other definitions for tenant that I've seen before include "Resident" , "One occupying rented property" , "He pays rent for lodgings" , "Renting occupant" , "Anne Bronte's novel 'The ...... of Wildfell Hall'" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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