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To suppress frauds you need the courts (6,7)


I believe the answer is:

squash rackets

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'the courts' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being plural nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'to suppress frauds' is the wordplay.
'to suppress' becomes 'squash' (I've seen this in another clue).
'frauds' becomes 'rackets' (I've seen this before).
'squash'+'rackets'='SQUASH RACKETS'

'you need' is the link.

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(Other definitions for squash rackets that I've seen before include "Court action" , "put an end to fraudulent schemes" , "Game" , "they'll be needed in court" , "sport" .)

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