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Traitor briefly in charge of religion (6)


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'traitor briefly in charge of religion' is the definition.
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'traitor briefly in charge of' is the wordplay.
'traitor' becomes 'Judas' (Judas is an example).
'briefly' means to remove the last letter.
'in charge of' becomes 'ic'.
'judas' with its final letter taken away is 'juda'.

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(Another definition for judaic that I've seen is " Of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion".)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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