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Tiles that see star, perhaps (7)


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'tiles' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are nouns, they are not in the same form of the noun.

'see star perhaps' is the wordplay.
'perhaps' is an anagram indicator.
'seestar' with letters rearranged gives 'TESSERA'.

'that' is the link.

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(Other definitions for tessera that I've seen before include "Small square tile used in mosaics" , "Piece of picture" , "Die" , "Bit of mosaic" , "only part of the picture" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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